Tawa Paneer Masala

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A restaurant style paneer dish which goes well with chapatis. One of the quick side dish recipe to accompany your meal.
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As the name says it is made on tawa, but you can also use kadhai for your convenience.
Easy recipe with simple ingredients.
Serves 2
Ingredients:

  • 250gm Paneer (cubes)
  • 1 Large onion chopped
  • 2 Medium tomatoes chopped (or puree)
  • 1 Capsisum chopped
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Green chilies chopped
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp ajwain
  • 1/2 Tsp amchur powder + 1/2 Tsp garam masala
  • Salt
  • Oil/ butter
  • 1/2 Tsp kasuri methi leaves
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Coriander leaves

Recipe:
Step 1- Heat oil/ butter in pan and add ajwain, fry for few seconds
Step 2- Add chopped onion and fry till translucent then add ginger garlic paste and chopped chilies
Step 3- Fry till the onion turns golden brown then add the red chili powder, turmeric powder,coriander powder, amchur and garam masala
Step 4- Stir well and then add chopped tomatoes (tomato puree) and fry till it starts leaving oil
Step 5- Add the paneer cubes and salt and mix well. Mix properly so the masala coats paneer cubes well
Step 6- Add kasuri methi and turn off the flame
Garnish with lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves
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Serve with chapatis or as a side dish with rice and curry.

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