Paneer Tikka Masala

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Paneer Tikka Masala - Soft succulent square pieces of cottage cheese bathed in yogurt and spices and grilled over tandoor which is then cooked in a tomato based gravy. Paneer Tikka Masala is one of the most commonly and most ordered item from the restaurant menu. It also happens to be a very easy preparation.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 250 cubes Paneer
  • 2 piece Capsicum deseeded and cut
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 2 tbsp Chicken Masala tandoori
  • Lemon Juice
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 4 Tomato juicy pureed
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cloves 2
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1 tbsp Malai crã me


  • ​Marinate Paneer with capsicum, tandoori masala, lemon juice, salt, sugar and put in a baking tray.
  • Heat microwave at 180 degree centigrade.
  • Bake Paneer for 16 to 18 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Add cardamom, cloves and cumin seeds.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and tomato puree. Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes.
  • Add the cooked paneer marination. Mix gently.
  • Heat butter in a small pan.
  • Add kasuri methi and crème. As you smell the nice aroma coming out, add it to kadai.
  • Mix , cover and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Your Paneer Tikka Masala is ready in a blink of eye
  • Serve with hot Phulkas.
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