Paneer Recipes

Paneer Tikka Masala

 

Paneer Tikka Masala is an authentic Punjabi dish & one of the famous dishes in most Indian Restaurants. Paneer marinated along with vegetables in thick creamy Indian spices & roasted in barbeque style. This dish can be served as starter or else evening fritter without gravy & also present this dish as gravy which very well goes with Naan, Chapathi, Fried Rice….Red in color, Rich Creamy texture, spicy gravy & a good alternative for veggie lovers.

 

 

Ingredients:

  •  Paneer Tikka – 2cups (how to make Paneer Tikka)
  •  Onion – 2 medium sized (finely chopped)
  •  Tomato – 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  •  Tomato Ketchup – 1tsp
  •  Red Capsicum – ½ piece (cut into squares)
  •  Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp (I used 4 garlic pods & 1 inch ginger & made fine paste)
  •  Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
  •  Kashmiri Chili Powder – 1 tsp
  •  Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  •  Dhania/ Malli/ Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  •  Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
  •  Tandoori Masala – 1 ½ tsp
  •  Fresh Cream – 3tbsp (I used Amul fresh cream)
  •  Fenugreek/ Kasoori methi leaves – 1tsp (dry leaves)
  •  Coriander leaves – 1tsp
  •  Oil – 2 tsp
  •  Salt as per taste.

 

Method:

  • Pour 2 tsp of oil in a kadai & add Cumin seeds & allow it to splutter. Then add chopped onion & a pinch of salt.
  •  When the onion starts turning golden brown, add ginger-garlic paste & sauté well for a 2 minutes.
  •  Then add chili powder. turmeric powder, coriander powder & garam masala powder.
  •  Sauté well till nice aroma comes out & all ingredients are well combined.
  •  Then add chopped tomato, tomato ketchup & sauté till the oil separates.
  •  Add chopped red capsicum & sauté well.
  •  Add kasoori methi & fresh cream to the gravy. Sauté well in low flame.
  •  If you feel the gravy is too much thick then you can adjust adding little warm water.
  •  Add paneer tikka along with roasted vegetables & sauté well in low flame.
  •  Add tandoori masala powder & chopped coriander leaves. Adjust salt as per taste.

Paneer Tikka Masala is ready to serve. Goes well with Naan, Kulcha, Chapathi & Fried Rice.

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