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Tawa paneer masala

Tawa paneer masala
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Ingredients for tawa paneer masala

- 250 gm paneer

- 1 medium capsicum

- 1 onion

- 1 tomato

- 4 to 5 garlic

- 1 inch ginger

- 2 green chilli

- ¼ tsp turmeric powder

- ½ tsp red chilli

- 1 tsp coriander powder

- 1 tsp garam masala

- ¼ aamchur powder

- ½ kasuri methi

- 2 tsp fresh cream

- 2 tsp butter

- Salt as required

- 2 tsp coriander leaves

Method to make tawa paneer masala

- Combine the paneer, chilli powder, turmeric powder, aamchur powder and salt in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 15 minutes.

- Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a non-stick tava. add the marinated paneer on a medium flame for 3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Remove and keep aside.

- Add oil to the hot tawa, sprinkle cumin. When it splutters then add grated ginger and fry for one to two minutes, till it begins to smell good.

- Add chopped onions and salt. Keep stirring and fry evenly till they turn golden.

- When the onions are frying, you can add the chopped tomatoes to a blender jar and puree it. If you wish to add few cashews to make the gravy rich, you can add it now.

- When the onions turn golden, pour the tomato puree. Cook till the raw smell of the tomatoes vanishes. Keep stirring to prevent burning.

- Add garam masala, red chili powder and capsicums.

- Mix well and fry till the mixture smells good of the masala. This usually takes 2 minutes.

- Add the cooked paneer, fresh cream, garam masala, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

- Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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