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paneer tawa masala recipe

paneer tawa masala recipe
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 medium onion - finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 large tomato - finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/8 tsp garam masala
  • 3/4 cup paneer cubes
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves


  • heat oil+butter in dosa tawa, crackle cumin seeds
  • saute finely chopped onions with little salt until brown
  • add ginger garlic paste to ti and fry until raw smell goes off
  • finely chop the tomatoes and add to the tawa and fry in a chopping motion
  • add little water, close and cook until mushy
  • open, add turmeric pwoder, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. 
  • mix well and add fry until flavours are combined. 
  • add chopped paneer cubes, chopped coriander leaves, mix well, close and cook with little water
  • after 1-2 minutes, open and mix well again.