Saturday, July 24, 2010

Paneer Tikka Masala

I'm loving my weekends! The main reason is my dear husband is all enthusiastic to get cooking. I am getting pampered and I ain't complaining..:) Today lunch is Paneer Tikka Masala and Jeera Peas Pulav. The entire house is filled with this amazing aroma and I can't wait to gobble everything up.

1 ladle Ghee/clarified butter
2 Red Onions sliced
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 tbsp grated fresh garlic
2 tsp cumin powder
2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp red chilli powder (add more if you need)
1 can tomato paste
1 tsp salt
5 cups yogurt
paneer cut 1/2" long
coriander leaves chopped


Heat Ghee in a pan.
Add the sliced onion and caramelize it till dark brown.

Add the garlic and ginger and stir for 2-3 minutes.

Add the cumin, turmeric,garam masala, red chilli and salt

Add the canned tomato paste and dilute it with 2 cups of water.

Add the yogurt and the paneer.

Cook on high flame for 20 minutes.Keep stirring.

Take off the gas.Garnish with coriander and serve with rice.


Arundathi said...

put your feet up and enjoy it! :)

Bhavani said...

I did :) Can't wait for the weekend again:):)