Paneer Tawa Masala

I use to always admire  the way these tawa dishes were served in parties  ,the veggies sauteed with spices and tossed in gravy just before serving use to tempt me but I never tasted it until recently I happened to try bhindi tawa  masala by chance in a party and I absolutely loved it.  I gave it a try with assorted veggies and it turned out very well so today tried making  it with paneer. It turned out to be a great hit.
I have added capsicum you could add baby corns and mushrooms as well .It's  a simple and easy recipe which goes well with rotis/rice/naan.Do give it a try.

Ingredients:
for marination
200 gms paneer cut in cubes
1/2 tsp kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves
3 tbsp curds
1 tsp red chilli powder

 for the gravy
1 large onion chopped finely
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 capsicum chopped 
1 tbsp coriander powder 
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp cream(optional)
3 tbsp oil .
salt to taste.




Method:
  • Mix the chilli powder ,kasuri methi ,salt ,curds and marinate the paneer pieces.
  • Shallow fry the paneer pieces & keep aside.
  • On a tawa/griddle/ non stick pan heat oil  add cumin seeds,onion and saute till brown.
  • Then add the chopped capsicum & saute.
  • Then add the  tomato puree & fry till oil separates .
  • Add the chilli powder/kasuri methi, garam masala,salt and about 1/2 cup water.
  • Let it cook for 5 min then lastly add the paneer pieces & chat masala mix well.
  • If using cream add now & give it a stir & cook for a minute .
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves & serve hot.
Note:
You could add 2 grated  tomatoes instead of the tomato puree.

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28 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy and inviting me dear :)

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  2. Tawa masala looks delicious and tempting!!

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  3. looks super yummy ...slurp

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  4. Looks delicious.. I am making mattar paneer today :)

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  5. Give me a bowl pleasse , the ingerdients are so nicely tasty together . Thanks for shaing :)

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  6. great blog, first time am here, nice recipe, must try the tawa masala, never one before, and thanks a lot for visiting my blog too and leaving lovely comments

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  7. Fragrant and delicious I'm sure, Gloria. I wish I could just have a little taste. Thank you so much for sharing...

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  8. Ur recipes are simply awesome dear and i love tawa masala very much..looks super delish.

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  9. Delectable it looks,really tempting

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  10. delicious looking tawa masala...

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  11. paneer tawa masala looks very tempting and terrific...

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  12. Paneer isn't very popular over here because we prefer tofu. Its a recipe; perfect as a delicious side for our meatless meal. I shall try out if possible for this weekend.

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  13. yummy curry...love paneer in any form...it looks so tempting

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  14. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible clicks,super tempting paneer tawa masala, am drooling here.

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  15. Yum! I love paneer, and believe that this must taste delicious with all the spices in it...
    Have a great week ahead Gloria :D

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  16. That looks finger looking good. I totally agree with Priya on that :)

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  17. Oh yum - this masala is mouthwatering! I wish I had a scratch and taste monitor!

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  18. oh i used to have this in mumbai...Love the spices used:)

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  19. Love paneer masala with Naan or rotis. Looks delicious!!!

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  20. yummy fingerlicking tawa paneer...love to have it now

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  21. Paneer tawa masala looks delicious.

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  22. I'll take a dish with paneer over a dish with tofu any day of the week!! Love this recipe!

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  23. Love paneer in any form, I am drooling over your Paneer tawa masala :)

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