Paneer Vegetable Jalfrezi is a colorful and nutritious curry prepared with mixed vegetables and paneer. Jalfrezi is a cooking method where the curry is prepared in a saucy base.It goes very well with rotis, parathas, naan and kulchas. To make a perfect jalfrezi, you have to see that the vegetables added to the curry retains its crunch.
Soak the charmagaz with green cardamom, cinamon, and grind to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the vegetables for 2 to 3 minutes and make sure that it is still crunchy. Slightly fry the paneer and keep aside.
In the same pan, add the cumin seeds and kalonji. When it sizzle, add sliced onions.
When the onion turns slightly brown , add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute. Then add charmagaz paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, tomato pure and cook till oil comes out from the masala.
Now, add carrots, potatoes, capsicum, french beans, salt and cook with water till they are cooked.
Add the Paneer, sugar and mix well. Cook for a minute or till the desired consistency of the gravy of your choice is achieved.
Add Kasoori methi by crushing it between your palms.