tawa paneer masala recipe – this paneer recipe is one of the easiest and quick paneer recipe to prepare. a semi dry curry which can be cooked in less than 30 mins. so easy that you can make these when you have unexpected guests at home or you want to cook something easy for dinner after a day’s hard work Public Cloud
the best part is you can easily serve the tawa paneer masala with a whole wheat bread or brown bread or dinner rolls. you don’t need to make chapatis or parathas. of course you can make chapati or parathas, if you have time and are not too tired. few other quick and easy paneer recipes on the blog are kadai paneer, paneer butter masala, paneer bhurji, paneer makhanwala and quick paneer tikka recipe discount wines
the entire recipe is made on a tawa/tava – a concave shaped round pan (shown in the step by step pics below) used in indian homes for making various indian flat breads like rotis and parathas. even dosa and cheela (gram flour crepes) are made on the tawa. they are also used for shallow frying snacks like aloo tikki and for dry roasting spices, nuts and seeds. a few vegetarian recipes made on tawa are tawa pulao, pav bhaji, tawa vegetable masala Panamanian foundation
if you don’t have a tawa, then you can easily use a frying pan or a medium skillet. if using a tawa, then use a medium sized or a large tawa, so that the food does not spill from the sides while cooking.
to make this recipe, you will need paneer/cottage cheese, capsicum, onion, tomatoes and the regular indian spices-herbs. i have made a puree of the tomatoes. however, you can just finely chop them and add to the dish.
while serving paneer tawa masala, drizzle some lemon juice on top and garnish with coriander leaves. accompany with some onion ring salad or an indian vegetable kachumber or salad.