Special Paneer tikka masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste or 2 cloves garlic minced with 1 small knob ginger
  • 1/4 large capsicum cut finely lengthwise
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp - tandoori masala (MDH is a good one)
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - haldi and coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - dry or fresh methi leaves
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - tomato paste
  • 1 drop orange red food colouring 250 gms paneer cubes
  • 1/4 tsp - red chilli powder

How to Make Special Paneer tikka masala

  • Heat oil in a pan. Place onions, ginger-garlic paste, capsicum and cumin seeds in a pan. Saute in oil till the cumin crackles.
  • Add the rest of the masalas, sugar and salt and saute for 3 mins
  • Add milk and mix well.
  • Add the tomato paste. If they're not ripe and red, mix the food colouring.
  • Let simmer for 10 mins.
  • Add the paneer cubes and let it simmer for 5 mins. Add red chilli powder. Adjust seasonings for taste.
  • Serve with garlic naan or rice.

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