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tawa paneer recipe | paneer tawa masala | paneer tawa fry

easy tawa paneer recipe | paneer tawa masala | paneer tawa fry
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for roasting paneer:

  • ¼ cup hung curd / yogurt
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp  oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 14 cubes paneer /cottage cheese
  • oil for roasting

other ingredients:

  • 1 tsp  butter
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ capsicum chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp pav bhaji masala
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • roast the marinated paneer pieces on hot tawa adding oil as required.
  • flip over and roast on all the sides. keep aside.
  • now in a large kadai heat 1 tsp butter and 2 tsp oil.
  • once the oil is hot add 1 tsp cumin and roast until the jeera turns aromatic.
  • further, add 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste. saute well.
  • also, add ½ capsicum and saute for a minute without overcooking the capsicum.
  • keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder and ½ tsp salt. roast in low flame.
  • now add ¾ cup tomato puree and saute well. to prepare tomato puree, blend 3 ripened tomatoes into a fine paste.
  • saute until the tomato puree thickens and oil is released from sides.
  • further, add 3 tbsp water and mix well.
  • add in roasted paneer pieces and mix gently.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy tawa paneer recipe with roti.