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.