Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

Ingredients:

  • Paneer: 250gm
  • Capsicum: 1 no.
  • Yogurt/curd: 50 gm
  • Onion: 2 no (Medium)
  • Tomato: 2 no (Medium)
  • Green chili: 3-4 no.
  • Ginger paste: 2 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Cumin seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Milk: half cup (100ml)
  •  Oil: 4 tablespoon
  • Butter: 20gm
  • Clove: 2-3 no.
  • Green cardamom: 1no.
  • Bay leaf: 1 no
  • Cinnamon: 2” stick

Preparation:

  1. Chop onion roughly, boil and grind into smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Chop tomato, boil and grind into smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Cut paneer into 2”cube.
  4. Chop capsicum into big pieces.
  5. Chop one onion into 4 pieces and separate all the layers. Keep aside.
  6. Slit green chili longitudinally, discard the seeds. Keep aside.
  7. Take a mixing bowl, put curd, 1 teaspoon of ginger paste, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half teaspoon of chili powder,1 teaspoon of corn flour/Besan and salt, leave it for minimum 30 minutes.
  8. You can leave it for longer period also but then keep it in refrigerator.

Method:

  1. Cook paneer into the barbecue/grill or shallow fry with less oil.
  2. Now, paneer tikka is ready. Keep aside
  3. Put chopped and separated onion and capsicum into the left out marinates.
  4. Cook this as same way like paneer tikka. Keep aside.

Making Tikka masala:

  1. Take a fry pan, heat oil in it.
  2. When smoke starts coming, put green cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seed, and bay leaf, fry for few seconds.
  3. Add 1teaspoon ginger paste, stir few seconds, and add onion paste.
  4.  Fry on low flame about 6- 8 minutes till dark golden brown color appears.
  5. Add tomato paste, fry until liquid dries up.
  6. Add chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and fry for few seconds.
  7. Add 20 gm of butter and half cup of milk slowly. Boil the gravy.
  8. Add green chili, cook for a minute.
  9. Add onion, capsicum and paneer tikka in it.
  10. Simmer the flame for 3-5 minutes.
  11. Add Garam masala powder.
  12. Serve with lachcha paratha or rice.
    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

     Marinate ting paneer

    Marinate ting paneer

     Marinate ting paneer

    Marinate ting paneer

     Marinate ting paneer

    Marinate ting paneer

    leave it for minimum 30 minutes

    leave it for minimum 30 minutes

    Cook paneer

    Cook paneer

    onion and capsicum

    onion and capsicum

    Cook paneer

    Cook paneer

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

     put green cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seed

    put green cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seed

    add onion paste

    add onion paste

    Add tomato paste

    Add tomato paste

    fry

    fry

    Add green chili

    Add green chili

    Add chili powder

    Add chili powder

    Add Garam masala powder

    Add Garam masala powder

    Add onion, capsicum and paneer tikka

    Add onion, capsicum and paneer tikka

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

    Paneer (cottage cheese) tikka masala

  • Paneer is all time favorites with north Indian.
  • Paneer provides high protein and calcium, which is helpful to maintain strong teeth and bones.
  • Intake of paneer prevents osteoporosis.

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