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paneer tikka masala recipe
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paneer tikka masala recipe | paneer tikka gravy sabji restaurant style

easy paneer tikka masala recipe | paneer tikka gravy sabji restaurant style
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Keyword paneer tikka masala recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 189kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for marination:

  • ¾ cup curd thick
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 2 tbsp besan / gram flour roasted
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ capsicum cubed
  • ½ onion petals
  • 14 cubes paneer

for curry:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi crushed
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

how to marinate paneer:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take ¾ cup curd, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp pepper powder and ½ tsp garam masala.
  • also add ¼ tsp ajwain, ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp kasuri methi, 2 tbsp besan and 2 tsp oil.
  • further, add 2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now add ½ capsicum, ½ onion and 14 cubes paneer.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to marinate.
  • after 1 hour, insert into skewer and grill until golden brown.

how to prepare curry for paneer tikka:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. add 1 bay leaf, ½ inch cinnamon, 2 pods cardamom, 3 cloves and 1 tsp cumin. saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • add 2 onion and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste. saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • keeping the flame on low, add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • further, add 2 cup tomato puree and cook well.
  • cook until the oil separates from the sides.
  • now add leftover marination mixture and cook on low flame.
  • make sure to stir continuously and cook until the oil separates from the sides.
  • further, add 1 cup water and mix adjusting the consistency as required.
  • add in prepared paneer tikka and mix gently.
  • cover and simmer for 2 minutes, or until the flavours are absorbed well.
  • now add ¼ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp kasuri methi and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy paneer tikka masala with tandoori roti or naan.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1216IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 4mg