Tawa Paneer Masala

this paneer recipe is one of the easiest and quick paneer recipe to prepare. a semi dry curry which can be cooked in less than 30 mins

Tawa Paneer Masala

this paneer recipe is one of the easiest and quick paneer recipe to prepare. a semi dry curry which can be cooked in less than 30 mins

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By sap mum

Published On: 20 Jan 2015

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Directions

Step 1

finely chop the onions and capsicum roughly chop the tomatoes, green chili, ginger and garlic.

Step 2

crush the ginger and garlic in a mortar-pestle to a paste.

Step 3

add the chopped tomatoes in a blender and make a smooth puree. keep aside.

Step 4

chop the paneer in ½ inch cubes.melt butter on a tawa or skillet.

Step 5

add the carom seeds/ajwain and fry them for a few seconds or till aromatic.

Step 6

add the onions and saute till translucent.

Step 7

add the ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, finely chopped capsicum/and saute for about 3 minutes.

Step 8

then add the red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and pav bhaji masala.

Step 9

if you don't have pav bhaji masala,.stir and saute for about a minute.

Step 10

then add the tomato puree and salt.stir well and saute till you see butter releasing from the sides and the masala has thickened a bit.

Step 11

this takes about 8 to 10 minutes on a low flame.

Step 12

if the tomato masala looks dry, then add 1 or 2 tbsp of water and continue to saute.

Step 13

add the paneer cubes and stir well, so that the masala coats the paneer cubes evenly.

Step 14

cook the paneer for 1 to 2 minutes. then add the crushed kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves.

Step 15

stir very well and switch off the flame.

Step 16

garnish with coriander leaves and serve tawa paneer masala with chapatis, phulkas, naans.

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