Paneer Tikka Masala

Recipe Categories: Indian, Masala Recipes, Side Dish

Awesome and delicious Paneer Tikka Masala that kindles the taste buds and make it dance to the tune of its taste. Here is my go at it and came out pretty good.

Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients:

  • Onion [L] – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Tomato [M] – 2 no’s (make it puree)
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp / to taste
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Kasoori Methi / Dry fenugreek leaves – ½ tsp
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Lemon/Lime juice – 1 tsp
  • Heavy cream – ¼ cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Coriander leaves – few

For seasoning:

  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Green chili – ¼ tsp (finely chopped)

To Marinate:

Paneer Tikka Masala - Marination Ingredients
  • Paneer – 200 gram (Cut into cubes)
  • Onion [M] – ½ no (Cut into cubes)
  • Tomato [M] – 1 no (Cut into cubes)
  • Capsicum [S] – 1 no (Cut into cubes)
  • Curd (thick) – ½ cup
  • Lemon/Lime juice – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 2 pinches
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Gram masala – ½ tsp
  • Kasoori methi / Dry fenugreek leaves – ½ tsp
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – for saute
Serves – 3 to 4 persons

Preparation Time – 30 min
Cook Time – 30 min

Preparation:

  • Take a Bowl and add Curd, Lemon juice, Red Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Garam Masala powder, Kasoori Methi and Salt. Mix it well. Add the cubed Onion, Tomato and Capsicum. Mix it well. Finally add the Paneer and gently mix it. Keep it aside for 30 minutes for Marination.
Paneer Tikka Masala - Marination
  • Take a Pan and add/heat the oil. Add the Marinated Veggies and Paneer and spread it evenly. Let it cook and genly flip over it. Cook until paneer gets golden color. Take it out and keep it aside.
Making of Paneer Tikka Masala
  • Take a Kadai and add/heat the Oil. Add Cumin seeds. When it splutters, add the Green Chili. Add the Onion and sauté it well. When it’s translucent, add the Ginger-Garlic paste. Saute until onion gets golden color.
  • Now add the Tomato puree and cook it until the raw smell is gone. Add the Red Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Coriander powder and Salt. Mix it well.
  • Add the heavy Cream and mix it well (Cook it in the slow flame). When it comes to boil, add the Sautéed Panner and Veggies. Mix it well. Add the Lemon juice, Kasoori Methi, and Garam Masala powder. Mix it well. Switch off the flame. Finally garnish it with Coriander leaves.
Making of Paneer Tikka Masala
  • Enjoy the tasty Paneer Tikka Masala with Roti/Naan/Rice.

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