Paneer Tawa Masala with Naan


Naan is  originated from South  Asia. It is also popular in Middle East. Fluffy, soft Naan can be served with any kofta/paneer curry. Paneer tawa masala is semi dry curry very delicious  and best complement for any Naan/Roti.


  • For Naan
    • All  purpose flour – 2 cup
    • Salt – 1/2 tsp as per taste
    • Sugar – 1 tsp
    • Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
    • Yogurt – 1/4 cup
    • Lukewarm water-1/2 cup as required
    • Oil – 1 tbsp
  •  For Paneer  Tawa Masala
    • Paneer- 1 block 250 gram(Homemade)
    • Cumin seed -1/2 tsp
    • Tomato – 2 medium
    • Onion – 1 finely chopped
    • Cashew nut  – 5 to 7
    • Garlic – 3 to 4
    • Ginger paste-1/2 tsp
    • Whole red chili – 2
    • Salt-1/2 tsp as per taste
  • Tawa masala powder-
    • Red chili  powder-1/2 tsp
    • Whole black paper -1/2 tsp
    • Kasuri methi-1 tsp
    • Coriander seed-1 tbsp
    • Fennel seed-1/2 tsp
    • Fenugreek seed-1/2 tsp
    • Cumin seed-1tsp
    • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp


Step 1 -For Naan- Take  all purpose flour  in a bowl, add, baking soda, sugar, yogurt, salt,oil and make soft,smooth dough(knead 10 minutes), cover it and keep aside for 2-3 hours.

Step 2 – Take lemon size ball from dough , apply little oil on ball cover for 10 minutes.

 Step 3 – After 10 minute take ball dust some dry flour,  roll out with help of rolling pin/  press with hand and flatten give little oval shape and little thick like paratha.

Step 4 –  Heat inverted  tawa in high flame .

Step 5 -Take  flatten naan and put some water on top and place on hot griddle/tawa’

Step 6 – When naan  bubbling and dough start drying then turn griddle cook naan in above flame, it will fully puff,remove from heat. Apply butter serve hot.

Step 7 – For Paneer Tawa Masala- Cut paneer in  to cube keep aside.

Step 8 -Take 1/2 cup water add,chopped tomato, chopped garlic, whole red chili, cashew nut cook in8-10 till all water absorbed.Cool it .

Step 9 – In grinder take cool  tomato mixture and make fine paste, keep aside.


Step 10- Make tawa masala powder-Dry roast all seeds,dry fenugreek leaves  make coarse powder,add red chili powder,garam masala  mix it, keep aside.

Step 11 -Heat tawa add 1 tbsp oil add cumin seed when seed crackle add  chopped onion  cook till they turn golden, add ginger paste  cook 30 seconds,add tomato paste cook till oil separate from tomato, add salt, add  paneer mix it, add tawa masala mix gentle cook 30 seconds.

Serve hot  Paneer Tawa masala with fluffy Naan.

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