Paneer tawa masala

Paneer is all time favourite in my house.My kids love paneer, my son don't drink milk at all but he loves paneer, so i'm happy :)



. 3 cups paneer cutted in square

. 2 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves, crushed

. 1 tsp chilli powder

. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

. 1 tsp chaat masala

. 1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)

. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

. 1/2 cup chopped onions

. 2 tsp garlic paste

. 1 tsp chopped green chillies

. 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder

. 1/2 cup fresh tomato puree

. 1/4 tsp caraway seeds (shahjeera), roasted

. 2 tbsp fresh cream

. 1/2 tsp punjabi garam masala

. 6 tbsp oil

. salt to taste


. Marinate the paneer cubes with dried fenugreek leaves, chilli powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala and salt. Keep aside for ½ hour.

. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a non-stick pan and shallow-fry the paneer pieces in it till they are golden brown in colour.

. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

. Heat the remaining oil on a tava and add the ajwain and cumin seeds to it.

. When they crackle, add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent.

. Add the garlic paste, green chillies, coriander powder and salt and sauté for 2 minutes.

. Add the tomato purée and caraway seeds. Cook till the oil separates from the gravy.

. Add the fried paneer cubes, cream and Punjabi garam masala and mix gently.

. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

No comments: