Paneer Tikki Pasanda

Paneer Tikki Pasanda

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Soft tikkis and spicy gravy are made for each other! in case you are in a hurry you can avoid making tikkis and just use paneer cubes instead.

Paneer Tikki Pasanda recipe - How to make Paneer Tikki Pasanda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Tikkis
1 1/2 cups grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp chopped green chillies
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For Paste No.1
3/4 cup chopped onions
5 garlic (lehsun) cloves
12 mm (1/2") piece ginger (adrak)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)

For Paste No.2
1/2 cup sliced onions
oil for deep-frying

For The Gravy
2 tbsp oil or ghee
3/4 cup fresh thick curds (dahi) , whisked
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp punjabi garam masala
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) for the garnish

For the tikkis

    For the tikkis
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the bread crumbs and oil and mix well.
  2. Shape into flat round tikkis and roll in bread crumbs.
  3. Heat the oil on a non-stick tava and cook on both sides till they are golden brown.

For paste no. 1

    For paste no. 1
  1. Combine all the ingredients with 1 cup of water and boil for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Cool and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

For paste no. 2

    For paste no. 2
  1. Deep fry the onions in oil until golden brown.
  2. Drain on absorbent paper and then blend to a smooth paste in a blender. Keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the paste no. 1 and cook on a low flame for a few minutes.
  2. Add the chilli powder and punjabi garam masala, mix well and cook again for a few minutes.
  3. Add the beaten curds, mix well and go on stirring for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the paste no. 2, salt and cook till oil separates from the gravy.
  5. Add ½ cup of water and bring to a boil.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Arrange the paneer tikkis in a plate. Pour the hot gravy on the top.
  2. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy427 cal
Protein10.6 g
Carbohydrates14 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat35.6 g
Cholesterol6 mg
Sodium10.2 mg


Paneer Tikki Pasanda
 on 08 May 16 07:35 PM

Excellent recipe.very easy to prepare and tastes delicious
Tarla Dalal
09 May 16 04:24 PM
   Thank you very much.. You are most welcome..
Paneer Tikki Pasanda
 on 24 May 13 12:11 AM

The tikkis are simple but taste exotic when served with the onion based gravy, the deep fried onion paste imparts a unique caramelised flavour to the gravy.
Paneer Tikki Pasanda
 on 27 May 12 11:16 PM

Paneer Tikki Pasanda
 on 25 Jul 11 04:52 PM

yummy recipe
Paneer Tikki Pasanda
 on 24 Jun 11 10:46 PM

this reciepe was wonderful. we all liked it very much