Paneer tikka masala

    Paneer tikka masala

    10saves
    30min


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    About this recipe: An authentic and easy paneer tikka masala. Serve this vegetarian curry with garlic naan or rice and a side of your favourite Indian veg.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 2 to 4 portions

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 small knob root ginger, grated
    • 1/4 large green pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
    • 2 teaspoons tandoori spice mix
    • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 teaspoon dry or fresh fenugreek leaves
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • salt to taste
    • 180ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon tomato puree, or more to taste
    • 250g paneer, cubed
    • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Heat oil in a pan. Place onions, ginger, garlic paste, pepper and cumin seeds in a pan and saute in oil till the cumin crackles. Add the rest of the spices, sugar and salt and cook and stir for 3 minutes.
    2. Add milk and tomato puree; mix well. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
    3. Add the paneer and let simmer for 5 minutes more. Add chilli powder and adjust seasonings to taste.

    Tips

    You can pan-fry the paneer cubes before adding to the curry for added flavour and so they hold their shape. If you desire a more vibrant colour, you can add 1 drop red food colouring.

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    Quick, easy and very tasty! - 01 Apr 2015

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