Paneer Tikka Masala recipe | Punjabi recipe | Paneer Tikka Masala curry

Paneer Tikka Masala recipe | Punjabi recipe | Paneer Tikka Masala curry

Paneer Tikka Masala recipe

Paneer Tikka Masala recipe | Paneer Tikka Masala curry.  This is a popular Indian Punjabi recipe. Marinette pieces of paneer cubes are paneer pieces cooked in creamy and spicy curries of tomatoes. Paneer Tikka Masala curry is a wonderful recipe, it is inherited from the counterpart of Chicken Tikka Masala. It is a good choice of chicken tikka masala for the most famous veg eaters in the world.

The Paneer Tikka Masala recipe (Punjabi recipe) is made in two different parts, the first part is Marinette the cheese cubes and the second part is made with spicy gravy of tomatoes and onions. Marinette cheese cubes are poured into a spicy gravy of onion and tomato and cooked. It is very creamy and tastes good.

* We have used food coloring in our recipe for a bright orange color lane like a restaurant. You can also add 1/2 teaspoon food color (red / orange) to the spicy gravy of tomatoes and onions.

Preparation time                              30 minutes

Cooking time                                     25 minutes

Total time                                            55 minutes

Serve for                                             04

Difficulty level                                   Medium

Course                                                  Main course

Cuisine                                                 Punjabi recipe

Ingredients for Paneer Tikka Masala curry

Marination for Paneer Tikka Masala

(1 cup = 250 ml)

Paneer (Cottage cheese)                             250 grams

Curd thickened                                                1/2 cup

Ginger garlic paste                                           01 tsp

Red chili powder                                             1/2 tsp

Coriander powder                                           01 tsp

Turmeric powder                                             1/4tsp

Garam masala                                                   1/2tsp

Salt                                                                         to taste

For Tomato onion gravy

Onion                                                                    01 big size (cut into large pieces)

Tomatoes                                                            3-4 (chopped)

Cumin seeds                                                     1/2 teaspoon

Cinnamon stick                                                01 inch

Ginger garlic paste                                           1 1/2 tbsp

Sugar                                                                     01tsp

Garam masala                                                   01 tsp

Fresh Cream                                                      02 tbsp

Water                                                                   as required

Oil                                                                           0 1 Tbsp

Butter                                                                   01 tbsp

Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)                 01 tbsp (optional)

Green coriander leaves                                                 01 tbsp (for garnish)

salt                                                                         to taste

How to make Paneer  Tikka

  • First, cut the paneer into small cubes and place them on a plate.
  • In a large bowl, mix ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, and salt as required.
  • Add yogurt to the bowl and mix all the spices well.
  • Pour all the pieces of Paneer (cottage cheese) in the bowl and marinate well with this solution.
  • Cover the marinated cheese bowl with a plate and allow it to cool for 30-40 minutes in the fridge.
  • As long as you keep the paneer in the fridge, you should prepare the masala

How to make  Masala Curry

  • Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil in a deep bottom pan. When the oil is hot, add cinnamon and cumin seeds.
  • When the cumin starts crackling, add ginger garlic paste to it. Then add onion and fry till golden brown.
  • When onion fry well, add chopped tomatoes and salt and sugar, add 1 teaspoon garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Reduce the flame and cook the tomatoes for 5-7 minutes.
  • When the tomato and onion mixture is cooked, turn off the gas, and allow it to cool slightly.
  • With the help of a blender, mix the mixture well and make a puree.

Paneer tikka masala recipe

  • Remove the marinated Paneer (cottage cheese) from the fridge, and add a little butter and fry on both sides until it turns golden brown.
  • Add the masala curry to the pan and heat it, if the gravy is thick add water.
  • Cover the pan and cook on low flame for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and add the fried pieces of paneer in it, leave the gravy to boil for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn off the gas and add cream and chopped green coriander leaves and stir well.
  • Take your paneer tikka masala recipe is ready, garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Paneer Tikka Masala recipe | Punjabi recipe | Paneer Tikka Masala curry

  • Serve butter naan, roti, paratha, or cumin fry rice with paneer tikka masala.


  • If you want to bring a restaurant-like color to the spice curry, then use red/orange food color and 1/2 teaspoon Kashmiri chili powder.
  • You can also use mushrooms with butter and cream instead of cheese for a different flavor.
  • The cheese should be grilled in a good crop, for this, you can use a griller.

Main Ingredients

Paneer (Cottage cheese), Curd, Butter, cream,  Ginger garlic paste, Onion, Tomatoes


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