Paneer Tikka Masala

Another recipe of Paneer on my blog. The taste of paneer tikka in the gravy makes it unbeatable. For preparing the paneer tikka I used the recipe I had shared for it. To prepare the gravy we need onions, garlic, tomatoes, ginger and spices. 

Also try: Achaari Paneer, Kadai Paneer, Palak Paneer or Paneer Butter Masala

Course: Main Course

Servings: 3-4

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 Mins, Marination – 4 hours, Cooking –  20 Mins, Total – 4.5 hours


  1. For Paneer Tikka – Follow this recipe
  2. For Gravy:
    1. Onion – 1 big (cut in cubes)
    2. Tomato – 3 medium (cut in cubes)
    3. Green Chilli – 1 (chopped)
    4. Garlic – 3 cloves (chopped)
    5. Ginger – 1 inch (chopped)
    6. Cashew – 5
    7. Black Cardamom – 1
    8. Bay Leaf – 1
    9. Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
    10. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
    11. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
    12. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp
    13. Fresh Cream – 3 tbsp
    14. Oil – 2 tbsp
    15. Water – 1/2 cup or as required
    16. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Paneer Tikka Masala:

  1. Prepare Paneer Tikka as per the recipe and keep aside
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan or a kadai. Add black cardamom and bay leaf. Saute for a few seconds
  3. Add onions, garlic, ginger, green chilli and cashew. Saute till onions are translucent
  4. Add tomatoes. Cook till tomatoes are soft
  5. Turn off the flame and let it cool down completely
  6. Grind it to make a fine puree. Keep aside
  7. Heat same pan or a different one and add 1 tbsp oil
  8. Add puree, 1/2 cup water, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Cover and cook for 5 mins on medium-high flame
  9.  Add crushed kasuri methi, cream and salt. Cook for another minute uncovered. Add more water at this step if you feel gravy us very thick (though thick gravy is prefered)
  10. Add cooked paneer tikka. Mix. Cover and cook for 2 mins on medium flame
  11. Your Paneer Tikka Masala is ready
  12. Serve hot. Enjoy it with Phulkas or Parathas.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Wow! Yummy!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you!!! I simply love it 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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