Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Paneer Tikka Masala / How to make Paneer Tikka Masala / Restaurant Style

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Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer tikka masala is a famous dish from Punjabi cuisine. This spicy gravy is very popular in all Indian restaurants. It tastes super delicious with roti, paratha, naan, kulcha or even with biryani, fried rice. Trust me, its quite easy to prepare this creamy addictive paneer tikka masala can be prepared at home very easily just like we taste in restaurants. The recipe consists of 2 parts. First to make grilled paneer tikka and second step is to prepare the lovely vibrant gravy in which the juicy paneer chunks are soaked in. Try this heavenly masala recipe today at your home!

Preparation time:  35 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
No. of servings: 4
Calories: 330

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To make paneer tikka:

  • Paneer - 200 g
  • Yoghurt - 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Besan flour - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
  • Chat masala pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
  • Pepper pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Tandoori masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice - few drops

To make masala

  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon - 1
  • Cloves - 4
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 2 to 3
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli pwd - 1 tsp
  • Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
  • Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Chat masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Corn flour - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh cream - 50 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves


To make Paneer Tikka

  1. Wash and slice paneer to bite sized cubes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add yoghurt, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, besan flour, cumin pwd, ajwain, chat masala pwd, garam masala pwd, coriander pwd, pepper pwd, ginger garlic paste, salt, tandoori masala pwd, oil and lemon juice.
  3. Mix it to smooth paste.
  4. Add paneer cubes and coat well with masala.
  5. Add sliced capsicum, onion and tomato.
  6. Mix and allow to marinate for minimum 1 hour.
  7. Soak bamboo skewers in water for 20 mins to avoid getting burnt.
  8. Now insert marinated paneer, onion, tomato and capsicum alternatively in skewers.
  9. Grease some masala & oil over it.
  10. Place the skewers in grill and keep in oven.
  11. Grill for 8 to 10 mins or until charred as shown in video.
  12. Healthy delicious grilled paneer tikka is ready.
  13. Keep it aside.

To make Tikka masala:

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in frypan
  2. Add bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. Allow to splutter.
  4. Make a paste out of 1 onion and add the onion paste to the pan.
  5. Fry until paste turns light brown.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste and saute.
  7. Add tomato puree and cook until oil separates.
  8. Add turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd, coriander pwd, cumin pwd and chat masala pwd.
  9. Combine the masala.
  10. Cover and cook for 2 mins.
  11. Add tomato ketchup and mix.
  12. Make a thin paste out of 1 tbsp of corn flour and 1/4 cup of water.
  13. Add the corn flour paste to the masala and stir.
  14. Add fresh cream and give a quick stir.
  15. Add the grilled paneer and toss in high flame.
  16. Turn off flame.
  17. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  18. Delicious restaurant style paneer tikka masala is ready.
  19. Serve hot with roti, naan, paratha or even with rice dishes.
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1 comment:

  1. Paneer tikka masala is popular Punjabi dish. Red gravy is most important ingredient of Punjabi food which is used with paneer or vegetables. It adds real good flavor to the food, and different dishes can be made from the same red gravy.


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