Paneer Tikka Masala

 

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

For tikka

  • 200 gram fresh paneer (1 inch cube)

  • 1 large capsicum (1 inch cubes)

  • 1 large Onion (cut and removed layers)

For marination

  • 1 tbsp rosted gram flour

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 tsp kashmeeri red chilli powder

  • ¼ tsp kasoori methi powder

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Salt as per taste

  • 2 tbsp hung curd

  • 2 tbsp oil for shallow frying paneer

  • ½ tsp garam masala

  • ½ tsp coriander powder

For gravy

  • 1 large onion (roughly chopped)

  • 1 cup tomato puree

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 tbsp cashew paste

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp kashmeeri red chilli powder

  • 3 tbsp oil

  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder

  • Salt as per taste

  • 1 tbsp fresh cream

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • ½ tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (for garnishing)

 

 

Method (How to make paneer tikka masala at home)

  • Mix all tikka ingredients except paneer, capsicum and onion and mix well.

  • Add paneer, capsicum and onion and mix well, keep aside for marination for ½ an hour.

  • Heat oil in a non stick pan and add paneer and shallow fry paneer from all side. Add capsicum and onion and fry from all sides.

  • For gravy

  • Heat oil in a pan fry onion paste till light brown, add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell gone.

  • Add all dry spice and tomato puree and fry till oil separate from the pan.

  • Add cashew paste and fresh cream and add half cup water, sugar  and garam masala cook till one boil.

  • Add fry paneer and vegetables and mix well.

  • Cook for few minutes and switch off the gas.

  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with nan or with chapatti.