Paneer Tikka Masala | How to make Paneer Tikka Masala

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By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
Created on 16th Apr 2016
  • Paneer Tikka Masala, How to make Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Paneer Tikka Masala by Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra will definitely help you in its preparation. The Paneer Tikka Masala can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Paneer Tikka Masala is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 5 people. The recipe details out how to make Paneer Tikka Masala step by step. The detailed explanation makes Paneer Tikka Masala so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Paneer Tikka Masala can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Paneer Tikka Masala from BetterButter.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves5People
Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients to make Paneer Tikka Masala

  • Paneer marination ingredients:
  • Paneer - 500 gms
  • Curd - 3-4 tbsp
  • Ginger - garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard oil - 1/2 tbsp
  • For gravy:
  • Onion - 2 medium
  • Tomato puree of 3 medium size tomatoes
  • Ginger - garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Chili powder 1-2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1-1/2 tsp
  • Salt as required
  • Garam masala 1-2 tsp
  • Cashew and magaz paste 3-4 tbsp
  • Fresh cream 2-3 tbsp
  • Kasuri Methi 1-2 tsp

How to make Paneer Tikka Masala

  1. Marinate paneer with marinated ingredients for 40-45 minutes. Put paneer into the microwave grill combination for 7-8 minutes, then flip over paneer again use the same combination method for 7-8 minutes.
  2. Heat pan with 3-4 tbsp of oil, add sliced onion, fry till it turns into brown in color and then make brown onion paste.
  3. Again heat pan with remaining oil. Add ginger- garlic paste, keep stirring, now add brown onion paste, tomato puree, cashew and magaz paste. Stir continuously.
  4. Add turmeric, chili, cumin, coriander powder, salt to taste and mix well.
  5. When oil start separating, add a little water. Give a good stir, add paneer tikka and mix well carefully.
  6. Add garam masala, fresh cream, crush kasuri methi, give a nice stir. Keep the gravy as per your desire consistency. Check for seasoning.
  7. Paneer tikka masala ready to serve. Serve it with naan, roti or whatever you like.

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Arokia Amalia year ago
can we use tikka masala for this recipe.. ( chicken tikka masala)
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Suman Rajkumara year ago
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Renu Agarwala year ago
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