Easy Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe, That Tastes Like Restaurant

Paneer Tikka masala

Thia recipe is my go to to make paneer tikka masala. And best part is that it tastes just like restaurant style paneer tikka masala or maybe even better.

Paneer Tikka Masala is also one of the most ordered vegetarian main course meal in restaurants. Gravy with crispy paneer tikka is delicious and tasty with some kachumbar salad.

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To make this recipe you need to make a good paneer tikka and my recipe is perfect and foolproof. You can make it in oven, tandoor or on a pan.

Here’s a quick paneer tikka video to see the step by step tutorial.

Directions to make paneer tikka masala-

5 from 9 votes
Paneer Tikka masala
Paneer Tikka Masala
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
30 mins
 

Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular Indian vegetarian main course dish. Grilled paneer is served with a creamy base of onion and tomato gravy.

Course: brunch, dinner, lunch, Party
Cuisine: Indian, north indian
Keyword: grilled paneer, indian paneer dish ideas, indian paneer gravy, Paneer Tikka Masala,, Restaurant Style paneer Tikka masala
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Avin Kohli
Ingredients
For Paneer Tikka Masala Gravy
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 Finely chopped tomatoes
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 1 black cardomom
  • 2 small Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
Instructions
To make gravy
  1. Once you have paneer Tikka cooking in the oven, heat the oil.

  2. Add jeera, bay leaves and cardomom. Let it roast as the oil heats.

  3. Add chopped onion. Cook til its brown.

  4. Add ginger garlic paste. Cook for another min till raw smell goes.

  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 10-15 mins or till oil leaves the sides.

  6. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Cook well for another 3 mins.

  7. Add the paneer Tikka, garam masala and cream.

  8. Mix and cook for 1 mins. Enjoy with hot rotis.

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More paneer recipes on the blog-

Paneer Lababdar

Authentic Palak Paneer

Paneer Makhanwala

Restaurant Style Paneer Angara

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5 thoughts on “Easy Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe, That Tastes Like Restaurant

  1. How easy it is to make paneer tikka masala once the paneer tikka is marinated and goes into the oven. This recipe is such a simple yet authentic one . This dish is an all time favorite and your recipe looks so tempting and quick one. Nice post!5 stars

  2. My all time favourite to order from restaurants is paneer tikka masala. However, sometimes, the number of paneer cubes is less with so much gravy. I can make it at home now, thanks for sharing the recipe. Looks so tempting.5 stars

    1. How delicious and all time favourite paneer tikka masala looks wonderful. It’s most favoured and loved dish for vegetarians.
      Your detailed recipe is such a great read Avin.5 stars

  3. We all love paneer tikka masala at home. I love your detailed recipe and for someone like me who has never made it at home before, it is very helpful. I have to make sure to make extra paneer tikka to snack on as well 🙂5 stars

    5 stars

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