Paneer Tikka Masala | How to make Paneer Tikka Masala

By Razina Javed  |  28th Jul 2015  |  
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About Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

Paneer tikka masala is a very rich and an exotic dish. The method is really very long as you can see from the list of ingredients. It basically involves two steps, first making of the paneer tikka which you can even enjoy as it is and then making a rich gravy of onion, tomato, yoghurt and fresh cream. The end result makes it worth the effort.

The delicious and mouthwatering Paneer Tikka Masala is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Paneer Tikka Masala is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Paneer Tikka Masala. Razina Javed shared Paneer Tikka Masala recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Paneer Tikka Masala. Try this delicious Paneer Tikka Masala recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Razina Javed of Paneer Tikka Masala by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Paneer Tikka Masala can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Paneer Tikka Masala with other users

Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients to make Paneer Tikka Masala

  • Paneer/cottage cheese - 250 gms (cubed)
  • onion - 1 (large diced)
  • tomato - 1 large (deseeded diced)
  • capsicum - 1 large (diced)
  • Roasted gram flour - 2 tbsp
  • Hung curd - 1/4 cup
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • oil - 4 tbsp
  • onion - 1 large (paste)
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • tomatoes - 1 large pureed
  • cardamom - 2
  • cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  • cloves - 2
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Kasuri methi - 1/2 tsp
  • yoghurt - 2 tbsp (whisked)
  • Fresh cream - 2 tsp
  • coriander leaves - for garnishing
  • salt - to taste
  • oil

How to make Paneer Tikka Masala

  1. For making the marinade: In a mixing bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice and salt. Mix well.
  2. Heat oil on a high flame, close the flame and add turmeric. Immediately pour it over the marinade. Mix again.
  3. Add in the paneer pieces and the chopped vegetables make sure all get coated well with the masala.
  4. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, after that take it out and bring to room temperature.
  5. On a skewer put the marinated paneer and vegetables alternately.
  6. Grill in a preheated oven at 200°C for 15-20 minutes or until the edges of the paneer & vegetables begin to turn brown.
  7. For the gravy: Heat oil in a kadai, add the cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and cumin seeds. Fry till it begins to crackle.
  8. Add in the onion paste and saute till it turns golden brown in colour.
  9. Add ginger garlic paste, saute for a few minutes then add pureed tomato and cook on a high flame for 1 minute.
  10. Add coriander powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala powder and salt. Cook till the oil separates.
  11. Add yogurt. Stir well. Add water and simmer for 5 minutes till the gravy begins to thicken. Adjust the consistency.
  12. Add fresh cream and kasuri methi. Stir well. Gradually add in the paneer tikkas and vegetables and give it a gentle stir.
  13. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

Reviews for Paneer Tikka Masala (3)

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Shalini Dubey2 years ago

Looks delicious :D

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