Monday, February 8, 2010

Paneer Tikka Masala

Marinate cubed paneer in thick yoghurt with spices and vegetables.

1) Take some thick yoghurt, add: chili powder, kasturi methi (=dried leaves of fenugreek), salt, lime or lemon juice, oil and mix. Add cut tomato, red onion and bell pepper (bite sized) and marinate with the paneer.

2) The sauce:
Heat oil in pan, add cumin seeds, finely chopped onion, salt, add pinch of turmeric, garlic-ginger paste and flower (maïzena). Add one cup of pureed tomato's, coriander powder, cumin powder and chili powder. Add water when the mixture becomes dry.

3) In another pan cook the paneer-yoghurt mixture. Make sure the tomato's don't become overcooked.

4) Boil sauce (add water if needed) and add the well cooked paneer-yoghurt mixture. Add garam masala powder and finish with adding cream.
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