How to Make Paneer Tikka at Home | KPH Media India

Paneer Tikka
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Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular dish in north India. it made from paneer cubes marinated with fresh vegetables and spices.

Make Paneer tikka at home:

Paneer tikka was cooked in a tandoor or oven but not everyone has a tandoor or oven at home so, we made paneer tikka in Tawa,  it tastes very delicious when served with roti, naan, or rice. This Masala Tikka Paneer recipe has an incredible taste with tangy and spicy gravy.


1 For  margination
1 cup paneer  cubes

1 cup green capsicum and onion

one  tablespoon roasted besan

¾ cup  hung curd

½ tsp ginger paste

½ tsp garlic paste

1 tsp lemon juice

¼ tsp turmeric

1 tsp red chilli

½ tsp garam masala

Salt to taste

2 to 3 tsp oil for roasting

2 For gravy
3 tablespoon oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

4-5 cloves

1 cinnamon stick

one dry red chilli

bay leaf 1

2 cardamoms

1 tsp kasuri methi

½ tsp garlic paste

3 chopped onion

1 tbsp red chilli powder

1 tsp coriander powder

½ tsp cumin powder

¼ tsp turmeric powder

Salt according  to taste

½ tsp ginger paste

½ tsp garam masala

4 tomatoes

Coriander leaves

3 tsp hung curd

½ cup water

Direction for making paneer tikka and its gravy:

1 For paneer tikka
  • Take bowl add hung curd, add all the spices red chili powder, ginger-garlic paste,  turmeric powder, garam masala, lemon juice, and salt according  to taste.and roasted besan mix well.
  • Then add paneer, onion, and capsicum, mix well now cover the bowl at least for 1 hour and put in the fridge. After 1 hour take a Tawa heat 2 tablespoon oil and  cook all the sides of the paneer and veggie properly till they light brown.


2 For paneer tikka masala gravy
  • Take pan Heat the oil, then add all the dry spices such as cumin seeds, cardamom , cloves, bay leaves cinnamon, and dried red pepper. Then add the ginger paste and the chopped garlic and onion and  mix it very well after adding the red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt to taste and sauté it
  • Add the tomato puree and cook until the oil separates from the sides. Then add curd and mix with the gravy and kasuri methi.Also add ½ cup of water and mix well,.Now add the prepared paneer tikka. Mix well. Cover and cook for 10 minutes Add 2 tablespoons of coriander and mix well.

Other tips:

  • Cook the paneer  over medium heat and flip and cook until all sides are •
  • Add the roasted besan to the marinade which helps thicken the marinade and sticks easily to the paneer and vegetables.


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