Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients

• 1/2 cup curd – for paneer tikka
• 2 tbs curd – for tikka masala gravy
• 2 tsp dry roasted gram flour(besan)
• 2.5 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
• 2 tsp tikka masala/(garam masala – optional)
• 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds(jeera) powder
• 2 pinch of turmeric powder
• Salt as per taste
• Some kasuri methi • 4-5 tsp oil(including frying)
• Some finely chopped green chillies(as per taste)
• 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
• Chopped vegetables
(capsicum, onion, tomatoes)
• 200 gm paneer(cut into cubes)
• 1 finely chopped onion
• 1 tsp coriander powder
• 2 finely chopped tomatoes

Methods

• To Make Paneer Tikka :
• Take a mixing bowl,
• add 1/2 cup curd(dahi)
• Add 2 tsp dry roasted gram flour(besan – for binding)
• Add 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder (for red colour)
• Add 1 tsp tikka masala/(garam masala – optional)
• Add 1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds(jeera) powder
• Add a pinch of turmeric powder
• Add salt as per taste
• Add some kasuri methi(rub with palms)
• Add 2 tsp oil/(you can add mustard oil)
• Add some finely chopped green chillies (as per taste)
• Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and mix it well.
• Add some chopped vegetables (capsicum, onion, tomatoes)
• Add 200 gm paneer(cut into cubes)
• Mix until the paneer pieces and veggies are well coated, rest the marination for half an hour.
• Further take some bamboo skewers(soaked in water for an hour)
• Insert a piece of chopped onion, capsicum, tomato and paneer on the skewer/stick
and repeat the process making 3-4 more tikka sticks.
• (Keep the remaining marination to add in tikka masala gravy)
• Now heat up the grill pan/any non stick pan,
• pour 1-2 tsp oil and spread it over the pan.
• Place all tikkas on it and roast it until it gets golden-brown colour.
• To Make Paneer Tikka Masala(Gravy) :
• Heat up the pan, add 1 tbs oil/butter in it.
• Add 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
• Add 3-4 finely chopped green chillies
• Add 1 finely chopped onion
• Add salt as per taste and saute onion,
• until it is brown all over.
• Add 1 tsp coriander powder
• Add 1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds(jeera) powder
• Add some turmeric powder 1 tsp tikka masala/(garam masala – optional)
• Add 1.5 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder(as per taste)
• Mix it well and add 2 finely chopped tomatoes.
• Add a spoonful of water and keep mixing it to avoid burning.
• Cook it on medium flame for 5-7 mins.
• Further add remaining marination and stir it well.
• Add 2 tbs curd(dahi)
• Add 1 tbs water and mix it well
• Add some kasuri methi from top and paneer tikka in this gravy and turn off the stove.
• Take tikka masala in a serving plate, put a tikka stick on it.
• To make tikka masala smokey – heat up the coal,
• keep it in a small bowl and keep this bowl on tikka masala gravy.
• Cover it with a lid, leave for 5 mins and garnish with a coriander stem on top.
• Here’s your Super Delicious & Scrumptious,
• Smokey Paneer Tikka Masala ready !!!
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