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Restaurant Syle Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

Paneer Tikka Masala recipe is one of the most famous Indian cuisines. Despite the fact that there are many Indian best curry recipes, no one can knock this magnificent dish. The paneer/cottage cheese is marinated in curd spice Masala and then it gets shallow fried or grilled after that it will be cooked with spicy gravy gives amazing taste to this dish. Follow our step by step photo recipe to make this wonderful delicious vegetarian dish.

For Tikka Preparation Ingredients:
Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 200 grms (7 oz)
Capsicum – 1 no. (Medium Size)
Onion – 1 no. (Medium Size)
Tomato – 1 no.
Thick Curd – 1 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Garam Masala – 2 tsp
Chaat Masala – 1 tsp
Kasuri Methi /Dry fenugreek leaves – ½ tsp
Lemon Juice  - 1 tsp
Salt to taste   

For Tikka Gravy Ingredients:

Black Cardamom – 2 to 3 nos.
Cloves – 3 to 4 nos.
Cinnamon Stick – ¼  inch
Green Chili – 2 no.
Crushed Tomato  – 1 cup
Onion – ¾ cup
Ginger paste – 2 tsp
Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
Garam Masala – 2 tsp
Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
All Purpose Flour – 1tbsp
Oil/Butter – 2 tbsp
Water – 1 cup
Fresh Coriander leaves /Cilantro – 1 tbsp


How to make Paneer Tikka?

Cut the paneer, capsicum, onion and tomato into cube size pieces as per picture

In a bowl add thick curd, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam Masala, cumin and coriander powder, kasuri methi, chaat Masala, lemon juice and salt and mix it nicely (as I will be using ginger and garlic pastes in gravy, so I am skipping in this step) 

Add the chopped vegetables and paneer cubes in above prepared marinade and mix it nicely and make sure each pieces coats evenly with curd Masala mixture and allow them to rest for 1 hour. If you want more flavors, then marinade them for 4 to 5 hours cover with lid and keep this in fridge.

Heat oil in non-stick tawa or griddle, once the oil is hot enough shallow fry the paneer and vegetables in batch wise and turn them over until all sides are gets little burnt effect and transfer them to plate and keep aside

How to make Paneer Tikka Masala ?

Heat a butter/oil in a pan in medium flame. Add black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, green chili and sauté for a minute. Add chopped onion, garlic and ginger paste and sauté until it onion turns to light golden color

Add all dry Masala powder i.e. red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam Masala powder, cumin and coriander powder, salt and sauté them nicely till all raw Masala smell disappear

Add crushed tomato puree and kasuri methi, 1 cup of water, table spoon of all purpose flour mix it nicely and cook them till mixture starts to boil. Adding flour gives nice silk texture and makes curry nice thick in consistency. 

Add prepared paneer tikka and gently mix it with gravy and cook for 2 to 3 mins. Turn off the gas and then transfer the curry to serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serving: This curry goes very well with Chapati/ roti /Naan or any Indian bread.

Paneer Tikka Masala

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