Tikki Masala Paneer Recipe

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Submitted by cubbicoat

Makes 6 servings



delicious tomato and cheese dish from India.

Recipe Ingredients for Tikki Masala Paneer

2 cups cottage cheese,(paneer) cut in 2 inch cubes
1 red pepper, cut in square pieces
1 onion, cut in squares
1 tomato, deseed and cut in squares
1/2 cup yogurt, whole milk
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves
1/2 tsp garam masala, (tandoori masala prefered)
1 tsp garam masala, (tandoori masala prefered)
1/2 cup lime juice
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped
2 cups tomato puree
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp garam masala, (tandoori masala prefered)
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup cream

Recipe Directions for Tikki Masala Paneer

  1. For the Tikkas:

  2. Combine all ingredients for the tikkas from yogurt onwards and mix well.

  3. Then add the vegetables pieces and paneer, and mix well till all the peices are covered with the marination sauce.

  4. Leave it for 4-5 hours, preferably overnight. keep it in the fridge to avoid contamination.

  5. When ready, preheat the oven or the grill.

  6. In the meantime, arrange the marinated vegetables and paneer on a skewer.

  7. Cook over charcoal or in the oven until some brown spot appear. Do not overcook.

  8. For the Gravy:

  9. Heat butter in a pan. Add the onions and garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes.

  10. Add the tomato puree and cook until oil separates(around 4-5 minutes on a medium-slow flame.)

  11. Add the tandoori masala, salt, sugar, red chilli powder, cream. Mix well.

  12. Remove from fire and blend to make a smooth gravy.

  13. Before serving boil the gravy and then gently fold in the grilled paneer and vegetable pieces and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.

  14. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice, Naan, or parathas.

Categories

Cheese, Main Dish, Indian, Grill, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 284.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
199
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
4.4g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
1177mg
49%
Potassium
691mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
21.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
10.0g
Protein
14.2g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 77%
Calcium 13% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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