Paneer Tangy Masala Recipe

Paneer Tangy Masala Recipe

Paneer Tangy Masala Recipe

Paneer Tangy Masala Recipe

This restaurant-style paneer masala recipe gives you the dining out feel at home as well as keeps you away from a heavy bite of extra oil and spices. It’s a simple, easy-to-cook, and quick recipe, which has the benefits of cottage cheese with minimal ingredients, yes daily findings from your kitchen. Additionally, this recipe meets your diet-friendly requirements, if you use low-fat paneer or tofu. However, this itself is a good choice for people with high cholesterol or diabetes, as there’s no trace of sugar, and made with some drops of oil. So here goes the step-by-step procedure for tangy (or chat-pata) paneer masala.



  • Step 1 Slice and chop tomatoes and onions

    Slice 2 onions, and 1 tomato. Then, chop 1 onion and tomato. Mix chopped tomato and onion with a pinch of ginger and garlic. Add green chilli and make the puree in Mixer. Keep it aside.

  • Step 2 Cut paneer into pieces

    Cut the Paneer into Sizes (preferred as per your choice). Marinate with little turmeric, chili powder, and garam masala.

  • Step 3 Fry marinated paneer

    Set the oil to heat in a wok, karahi, or frying pan over a medium flame. Half-fry the marinated Paneer for 1-2 minutes, once it is light brown, soak it and keep it aside. (Take out the extra oil from Kadai or pan)

  • Step 4 Saute spices

    Put the fennel seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, and dry chili in oil. Stir it for some seconds. Now put the onions in them. Stir it for some time, once onions are golden brown, put the slices of tomato, stir it for some time.

  • Step 5 Add tomato puree, spices and mix well

    Now mix it with the puree (onion, tomato), stir it for 2 minutes, now put some turmeric, garam masala, red chili, stir it for some time. (Always keep the flame in Seam, it will save gas energy)

  • Step 6 Cook paneer and serve hot

    Once all are mixed well, add one or two cups of water. (Warm water is preferred) Now add the fried Paneer, add salt as per the taste. Cook it for 3 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with Roti, Rice, or Puri.