Saturday, 13 October 2012

Paneer Tikka Masala

To marinate

  1. Paneer    1 cup (diced)
  2. Green Bell Pepper    3/4 cup(diced)
  3. Tomato    1/4 cup(diced)
  4. Onion      1/4 cup(diced)
  5. Thick yoghurt/Curd    2 tbsp 
  6. chilli powder    1/2 tsp
  7. kasoori methi   1/2 tsp
  8. oil    1/2 tsp   salt   a pinch
      Take a bowl,add thick fresh curd,chilli powder,kasoori methi,oil mix well and add paneer and other vegs and mix well and marinate for 15-20 minutes.

For Masala
  1. Onion      1no. (finely chopped)
  2. Tomato puree   3/4cup(or puree of 2 fresh tomato)
  3. All purpose flour/maida   1 tsp
  4. Ginger Garlic paste   2 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds/Jeera     1/2 tsp
  6. turmeric powder   a small pinch
  7. chilli powder   1/2 tsp
  8. Coriander powder    1tsp
  9. cumin powder   1/2 tsp
  10. Garam masala   1/2 tsp
  11. Salt   as needed
  12. Oil   1 tbsp
  • Heat oil in a non stick kadai,add cumin seeds allow to splutter.
  • Add  chopped onions ,sprinkle some salt and fry till golden brown.
  • then add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • and add maida keep stirring evenly for 2minutes.
  • Now add the tomato puree and allow to boil for 2 minutes and add all the dry powders and keep stirring
  • till it become thick paste.
  • Then add enough water (1 cup or more) and salt , mix well .
  • This should be thin and cook covered.let it boil for sometime.
  • Meanwhile heat a tawa and fry the marinated paneer ,bell pepper,onion and tomato lightly.
  • then add the fried items to the boiling masala.
  • Stir well and simmer for another 2 minutes.
  • Now the panner tikka masala is ready to serve hot .
  • It suits well with Naan,Roti,Pulav,chapathi and dosa also.


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