Cooked in tandoori style: Paneer Tikka Masala recipe
Cooked in tandoori style, paneer tikka masala is just unforgettable. This North Indian dish is simply the best of all.
250gms Paneer cut into cubes
1 diced capsicu, 1 diced tomato, 1 tbsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp coriander powder, 3 tbsp yogurt, salt to taste, 1 tbsp oil
1 minced onion, 2 tomatoes pureed, 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste, 2 tbsp coriander powder, 1 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp red chilli powder, 1 tbsp kasoori methi, salt to taste, 2 tbsp fresh cream, 2 tbsp coriander leaves, 1/2 cup water, 1 tbsp oil
How to make
-Marinate the paneer pieces with yogurt, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, crushed cumin seeds and salt for 20 minutes.
-Heat a tawa and grease it with oil. Insert the skewers through the paneer cubes, capsicum cubes and tomato cubes. Place the skewers on it and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side in low flame. When done, keep the skewers aside.
-Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and minced onion and fry for 4-5 minutes on a medium flame. -Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 2 more minutes.
-Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cook for 3-4 minutes. Now add the pureed tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
-Crush the kasoori methi and add it to the pan. Add salt and water and let the gravy boil. Add fresh cream and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
-Allow the gravy to thicken. Now slowly remove the paneer, capsicum and tomato pieces from the skewers and add it to the gravy. Mix it lightly.
-Cook for a minute. Garnish the gravy with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or Indian bread.