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Paneer tawa masala recipe | paneer recipes

Paneer tawa masala is a exotic paneer recipe made by marinating the paneer with aromatic spices.
This  recipe i tried from TARLA DALAL’s cook book and was came quite well and tasted very yummy. A must try recipe and easy one too. I made slight variations to the original one.
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Paneer tawa masala recipe

  Preparation Time : 10 mins + 30 mins standing time | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Paneer cubes   1 cup
     Kasoori methi   1 tblsp
     Red chili powder  1 tsp
     Turmeric powder   a pinch
     Chaat masala   1/2 tblsp
     Ajwain | omam   1/4 tsp
     Cumin seeds   1/4 tsp
     Onion   2
     Garlic    2 pods
     Coriander powder  1/2 tsp
     Tomato puree  1/2 cup
     Fresh cream | milk   3 tblsp
    Garam masala   1/4 tsp 
    Oil   3 tblsp
    Coriander leaves  few

paneer masala


  • Marinate the paneer cubes along with kasoori methi,chilli powder,turmeric powder,chat masala and salt. Keep aside for 1/2 and hour.
  • After 1/2 an hour ,heat a kadai and add 2 tblsp of oil and fry the marinated paneer till golden brown and keep aside.
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  • Heat remaining oil in the same kadai and temper the cumin seeds and ajwain seeds.
  • when it crackles add the crushed garlic and chopped onions.
  • Fry till golden brown.
  • Now add the coriander powder and tomato puree. Mix well
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  • Cook till the oil separates from the gravy.
  • Add the paneer cubes and garam masala to it.
  • Add the cream/milk to it.
  • Mix gently.
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  • Garnish with coriander leaves.(since i don’t have coriander leaves i didn’t garnish)
  • transfer to a serving bowl
  • Enjoy with roti/naan/jeera rice.

paneer tawa masala

  • Since i have used the tomato puree i got a nice colour.
  • If your using tomatoes ,use well ripe ones. You  can add 4-5 tomatoes.

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  1. I've been on the lookout for a good Tawa Paneer recipe and tracked this recipe across many blogs to finally land on your space! looks like a popular recipe, I am bookmarking it!


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