Tasty paneer tikka masala recipe

Paneer tikka masala is a scrumptious North Indian recipe which will surely be a treat to your taste buds and will take you on a ride of authentic Indian flavours. This main dish recipe can be perfectly added to the menu of your next house party. Serve this delectable paneer recipe with chappati or any other Indian breads like naan, lacha paratha and relish it’s tempting flavour with your loved ones.

Ingredients for paneer tikka masala

250 gm paneer

  • 1 cup capsicum (green pepper)
  • 4 teaspoon refined oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli
  • 2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 teaspoon onion paste
  • 2 crushed to paste green chilli
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 handful coriander leaves

How to make paneer tikka masala

Step 1

At first, chop paneer, capsicum and onion in cubes. Then marinate paneer and veggies with the mixture of 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp oil and 1/2 cup water in a large bowl and mix well. Then cover the bowl and keep aside for 1 hour.

Step 2

Then fry paneer and veggies from both the sides equally.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep pan and add bay leaf, cumin seeds. Then add onion, ginger-garlic paste, green chili paste and cook for few seconds on medium flame. Stir in salt and turmeric powder.

Step 4

Add tomato, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder and cook until the oil separates from the masala.

Step 5

Then add water and cook on the high flame. Then add paneer and cover the pan for few seconds.

Step 6

Then add fried veggies, garam masala and cook for few seconds on medium flame.

Step 7

After that garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.



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