Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala

Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Paneer Tikka masala is a simple & easy to make recipe. You can make it on Tawa or in otg.
4.80 from 6 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 300 gm Paneer cubed in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Capsicum cubed in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 inch Onion cubed in
  • 1/4 cup Thick Curd or curd for marination hung or curd
  • 1 tbsp Besan gram flour
  • 1 tsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 Onions or gravy fir gravy chopped
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3-4 to Tomato chopped
  • 6-7 Cashews
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp red chili powder kashmiri
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/4 cup Milk Cream or curd, or malai hung curd or or malai
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • sprigs Coriander for garnish
  • Oil
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Instructions
 

  • Whisk curd in a bowl. Add all ingredients of marination mix well.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add Paneer, capsicum & onions in curd paste.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Gently mix so that the marination coats the paneer, onions and capsicum evenly. cover the bowl & marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes or for 1 hour
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Cut onion, garlic & ginger in pieces. Add 1/4 cup water & cover it. Boil them for 3-4 minutes. Switch off gas.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Once onions cooled. Add cashews & peanuts in Mixer jar and grind them in fine paste. Grind tomatoes & green chillies separately.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat Kadhai. Add oil. Add onions paste. Saute until it separates oil in a Kadhai or turns golden brown.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now add tomato paste. Saute all until leaves oil.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, Garam Masala & Kasuri Methi. Saute all for 1 minute. Add 1.5 cup water in it. Let it boil. Add hung curd or milk cream. Stir all. Boil gravy on slow flame.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Meanwhile on another stove Heat pan. Add oil. Place Paneer pieces. Shallow fry paneer cubes on high flame. Flip them & roast on each side.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In same pan drizzle some oil. Place marinated capsicum & onions. Shallow fry them on high flame on each side.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add fried paneer, capsicum & onions in gravy. Boil them for 2-3 minutes.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Restaurant style Paneer Tikka masala is ready to serve. Garnish with coriander sprigs. Serve hot with butter naan or tandoori roti.
    Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

I have grilled on paneer & veggies on Tawa. You can grill it in Otg. The taste of curry will remain same. 

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