Tawa Paneer Masala
this paneer recipe is one of the easiest and quick paneer recipe to prepare. a semi dry curry which can be cooked in less than 30 mins
Paneer/Cottage cheese –
finely chopped –
/green bell pepper –
Tomatoes chopped –
Green chili –
finely chop the onions and
roughly chop the tomatoes, green chili,
in a mortar-pestle to a paste.
add the chopped tomatoes in a blender and make a smooth puree. keep aside.
chop the paneer in ½ inch cubes.melt butter on a tawa or skillet.
add the carom seeds/ajwain and fry them for a few seconds or till aromatic.
add the onions and saute till translucent.
paste, green chilies, finely chopped
/and saute for about 3 minutes.
then add the red chili powder,
and pav bhaji masala.
if you don’t have pav bhaji masala,.stir and saute for about a minute.
then add the
.stir well and saute till you see butter releasing from the sides and the masala has thickened a bit.
this takes about 8 to 10 minutes on a low flame.
masala looks dry, then add 1 or 2 tbsp of
and continue to saute.
add the paneer cubes and stir well, so that the masala coats the paneer cubes evenly.
cook the paneer for 1 to 2 minutes. then add the crushed kasuri methi/dry
stir very well and switch off the flame.
garnish with coriander leaves and serve tawa paneer masala with chapatis, phulkas, naans.