Paneer Tawa Masala Recipe

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Paneer 1.5 cups cubed
• Onion chopped finely 1 large
Tomato puree 1/2 cup
Oil 4 tbsp
• Fresh Cream 1 tbsp
Garlic paste 1 tbsp
• Green chilies minced 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
• Shah jeera or Caraway seeds 1/8 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
• Ajwain or bishop s weed 1/2 tsp
• Kasoori methi or dried Fenugreek leaves 1 tbsp crushed
SpIce Powders:
Coriander powder 1 tsp
• Chili powder 1/2 tsp
• Punjabi Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Chaat masala 1 tsp

How to make Paneer Tawa Masala


1. Take a mixing bowl, add the chaat masala, kasoori methi, chili powder and the turmeric powder and combine well.
2. Add the paneer cubes to the this and mix well ensuring the paneer is coated well with the mixture. Keep aside for 30 mins.
3. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a kadai.
4. Add the cumin seeds and ajwain.
5. Once they crackle, add the onions and saute till light brown.
6. Now, add the garlic paste, green chilies and coriander powder and saute for a minute.
7. Add the tomato puree next and combine well.
8. Cook till oil separates from the mixture.
9. At this stage, add the cream, caraway seeds, punjabi garam masala and salt and mix well. Saute on medium flame for about 2 mins.
10. Add about 1/2 cup of water to this mixture and mix well.
11. Bring to a boil. Switch off the flame and keep aside.
12. Now, heat another pan with the remaining oil and shallow fry the paneer cubes till light brown on all sides. Takes about 8 to 10 mins on medium low flame.
13. Now, add the gravy to the paneer and combine well.
14. If the gravy is thick, dilute with a lil water and cook for about 5 mins until it begins boiling.
15. Once it begins boiling, switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

Posted By: mehreen, lahore

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nirdosh - karachi Dec 21, 2013
Realy lush

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