March 15, 2011

Paneer Tikka Masala

To Marinate
Paneer(cottage cheese) – ½ lb (cut into cubes)
Curd – 1 tblspn
Lime juice-1 tspn
Coriander powder – 1 tspn
Chilli powder-1 tspn
Salt to taste
Olive Oil – 2 tblspn
Cumin seeds-1 tspn
Asafoetida powder-a pinch
Onion -1 chopped)
Green chillies-2
Coriander powder – ½  tspn
Turmeric powder- ½ tspn
Chilli powder- ½  tspn
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tspn
All purpose flour – 1 tspn
Tomato -4
Garam masala powder-1 tspn
Cream as needed (optional)
A few coriander leaves
1.Take a bowl add thick curd, red chilli powder,coriander powder,pepper, lime juice,salt and add and paneer mix well. Cover it and let the mixture marinate for at least an hour. It is better to have the paneer marinate in a refrigerator.
2.Blend tomatoes and green chilies to make a puree and keep aside.
3.In a non stick pan add one tblspn of  oil ,add marinated paneer and  cook  both the sides, once it is done keep a side. 
4.Take a pan add oil, cumin seeds,onion, salt , turmeric powder,ginger garlic paste, all purpose flour. Mix and  cook for 3min.Then add tomato pure, coriander powder and red chilli powder.Mix well, and let it cook till u can see oil.
5.Once it is done add water as need,bring it to boil, then add cooked paneer ,cream (optional) and garamasala powder. cook for 3mins.
6.Garnish  with coriander leaves.

Serve with rice and parathas.

1 comment:

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