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Tawa Paneer recipe which is easy to make tastes delicious and can be made in 20 Minutes. Tawa Paneer dry recipe as the name suggests is made on Tawa/tava which is a griddle with a slight concave surface in the middle.

Tawa Paneer Recipe - Quick Paneer Recipes

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Course: Breakfast, brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped or puree
  • 2 Tbsp Butter or Oil
  • ½ cup chopped capsicum
  • 150 gm paneer
  • 1 Tbsp Pav bhaji Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ½ tablespoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ Tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Green Chilli Paste


  • Put your Tawa on medium heat and allow it to get hot.
  • Add butter or oil to the Tawa and add Jeera.
  • Add the ginger-green chili paste and cook it till the raw smell goes away.
  • Add the onions and fry them till they are golden brown.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook them evenly.
  • Add the capsicum, cook for few minutes. Add salt and red chili powder and mix well.
  • Let is cook for 2 minutes and then add pav bhaji masala.
  • Stir properly and cook it on low-medium heat until you see the mix leaving oil/butter. Add kasuri methi and some water if required
  • Add the paneer and stir well.
  • Add water if you want to adjust the consistency.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with Toasted bread or Pav


  • It is better to use a non stick Tawa so that less oil is used and the dish does not sticks to the utensil.
  • You can use butter or even olive oil as per your preference.
  • Add cream or cashew paste to make the dish more rich.
  • Adjust the amount of ingredients as per number of servings.