Tawa Paneer Recipe

For Ginger Garlic Paste
2 Green chillies
5-6 Garlic cloves,
½ inch Ginger, slice,
Salt to taste,

For Gravy
1 ½ tbsp Ghee,
½ tsp Cumin seeds,
3 medium Onion, chopped,
2 no. Garlic cloves, roughly chopped,
½ inch Ginger, roughly chopped,
½ tbsp Coriander powder,
½ tsp Turmeric powder,
½ tsp Degi red chili powder,
¼ tsp Cumin powder,
2 medium Tomato, chopped,
⅓ cup Water,

For Tawa Paneer
1 ½ tbsp Oil,
1 Bay leaf,
Prepared Ginger Garlic Paste,
1 medium Onion, finely chopped,
1 medium Onion, cut into dice,
2 medium Capsicum, cut into dice,
Prepared Gravy,
¼ cup Little water,
1 Tomato, cut into dice,
450 gms Paneer, cut into cube,

For Finishing
¼ cup Paneer, grated
1 tsp Prepared Masala,
½ tbsp Butter,
1 tbsp Coriander leaves,


For Masala
1 tbsp Coriander seeds,
15-17 Black peppercorns,
½ tsp Fennel seeds,
2-4 Cloves,
3 Black cardamom seeds,
¼ tsp Cumin seeds,
Salt to taste,

For Gravy
In a shallow pan or kadai, add oil, once it’s hot, add cumin seeds and let it splutter well.
Add onions and saute until translucent, add ginger, garlic cloves and saute it for 1-2 minutes.
Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, degi red chili powder, cumin powder and cook on medium flame for a minute or until masala is cooked.
Add tomato, salt to taste and saute well. Add water and let it simmer for a minute.

For Tawa Paneer
In a flat tawa or a pan, add oil, once it’s hot, add bay leaf, prepared ginger garlic paste and saute well.
Add onion and saute it for 2-3 minutes on medium flame. Add cubed onions, capsicum and cook it for a while.
Add prepared gravy, little water and cook well. Add tomato and saute it for a while.
Add paneer and mix everything well.
Finish it with grated paneer, prepared masala, butter, coriander leaves and mix well.
Transfer it into a serving dish, garnish it with coriander sprig, lemon wedge, green chili, onion ring and chili oil.
Serve hot with roti or naan.

(Recipe By Chef Ranveer Brar)

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