How To Make Paneer Tikka Masala
Enjoy a healthier bite in this protein-rich paneer tikka masala for an Indian special. This dish serves paneer cheese with spicy and rich gravy.
Combine all ingredients except the paneer cubes in a bowl and whisk together.
Add the paneer cubes and gently spoon the marinade over to cover them.
Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the tomato puree, sugar, garam masala, cumin, coriander, red chili powder, and turmeric; stir to fully combine.
Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and allow to simmer, stirring periodically for 15 to 20 minutes.
While the sauce is simmering, remove the paneer cubes from the marinade and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat and place them underneath the broiler for 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside.
Add the water and simmer for 5 additional minutes.
Stir in the cream and fenugreek, add the paneer cubes and simmer for 10 minutes.
Salt to taste.
Serve over rice with a garnish of cilantro leaves. Enjoy!
*Check out the Homemade Paneer Indian Cheese Recipe to learn how to make this creamy cheese.
- Calories: 338.10kcal
- Fat: 14.25g
- Saturated Fat: 5.55g
- Trans Fat: 0.11g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 5.84g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.34g
- Carbohydrates: 42.79g
- Fiber: 2.81g
- Sugar: 8.24g
- Protein: 11.03g
- Cholesterol: 31.07mg
- Sodium: 709.01mg
- Calcium: 145.01mg
- Potassium: 445.37mg
- Iron: 3.37mg
- Vitamin A: 115.27µg
- Vitamin C: 9.36mg
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