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Malai Paneer Mushroom Capsicum

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5




  • Rinse and chop the mushrooms to two halves.
  • Puree the tomatoes and grate the onions.
  • Rinse and chop the bell pepper to 3 inch pieces


  • Add oil in a deep bottom pan on medium heat. Further add in cumin seeds, cardamom pods, bay leaf, green cardamom pods and cloves. Once the cumin seeds splutter add in the chopped mushrooms.
  • Let the mushrooms sauté for 4 to 5 minutes until golden and until the water evaporates. Take out mushrooms and set aside.
  • Next in the same pan/pot add in bell peppers and let them sauté for a minute to 2 on medium heat. Take them out and set aside.
  • Next add in the crushed onion and ginger garlic paste and sauté for about 2 minutes.
  • Add in all the spices (turmeric, Kashmiri chili powder, ground coriander, ground cumin) and salt. Stir. Further add in 1/4 cup water and mix.
  • Next add in pureed tomatoes and stir. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add in bell pepper, mushrooms and paneer.
  • Next add in 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup milk. Stir
  • Change to low heat and cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes. Finally open lid and add in garam masala and kasuri methi.
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