August 03, 2013

PANEER TIKKA MASALA



Ingredients:

Paneer cubed – 2cups
 Onion – 2 medium sized (finely chopped)
Tomato – 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
Red Capsicum – ½ piece (cut into squares)
Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
Kashmiri Chili Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
Dhania/  Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Tandoori Masala – 1 ½ tsp
Fresh Cream – 3tbsp
 Kasoori methi leaves – 1tsp 
 Coriander leaves – 1tsp
Oil – 3 tsp
Salt as per taste.
Method:
 


  1. Pour 2 tsp of oil in a kadai & add Cumin seeds & allow it to splutter. Then add chopped onion & a pinch of salt. When the onion starts turning golden brown, add ginger-garlic paste & saute well for a 2 minutes. 
  2. Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder & garam masala powder.Saute well till nice aroma comes out & all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Then add chopped tomato & saute till the oil separates.
  4. Add chopped red capsicum & saute well.
  5. Add kasoori methi & fresh cream to the gravy. Saute well in low flame.
  6. If you feel the gravy is too much thick then you can adjust adding little warm water. 
  7. Add paneer along with roasted vegetables & saute well in low flame.
  8. Add tandoori masala powder & chopped coriander leaves. Adjust salt as per taste. 
  9. Paneer Tikka Masala is ready to serve.