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Tandoori Paneer in Makhani gravy

Tandoori Paneer in Makhani gravy

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 40


Serves 3

  • for tandoori paneer marinate: 400 gms paneer cubes

  • 1 tbsp everest tandoori masala pwdr 1 tsp- red chilli, turmeric & garam masala pwdr salt to taste 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste juice of 1 lemon 1 tbsp softened butter 1 tbsp corn flour oil for brushing

  • for gravy : 2 onions sliced & deep fried 300 gms curd 1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds 200 ml tomato puree 200 ml frsh cream 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 2 tsp- red chilli, turmeric & garam masala pwdr

  • juice of 1 lemon salt to taste 1/2 cup milk 2 tsp kasuri methi pwdr 3 tbsp butter 2 tbsp oil

  • 2-3 bay leafs 1 tsp zeera 1 tbsp saunf pwdr 2 tbsp sugar chopped coriander leaves & few strands of fried onions for garnish


  • 01

    Method : in a mixing bowl (except paneer cubes) combine the marination ingredients & mix well . add the paneer cubes & toss gently. keep aside & let it marinate for 2-3 hrs . thread the marinated paneer cubes on wooden skewers & place them in a greased oven proof tray . brush with oil all brush with oil all over & bake in a preheated oven for 8-10 minutes .

  • 02

    for gravy : in a blender combine fried onions, curd, tomato puree, milk, sesame seeds, milk & blend it to a smooth paste. heat oil in a saucepan/kadhai . add zeera & bay leafs. once it crackles add ginger garlic paste & red chilli, turmeric & garam masala pwdr saute for few minutes. (add 1/2 cup water to avoid burning of masala) add the onion tomato paste & cook for few minutes .add saunf powder, salt, sugar & lemon juice & simmer for few minutes . add fresh cream & kasuri methi pwdr . finally add butter & simmer for few more minutes . cook till oil floats on top. garnish with chopped coriander leaves &few strands of fried onions. serve hot with skewered Tandoori Paneer

  • 03

    serve hot with butter naan or steam rice



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