250 grams paneer

1 large or 2 medium-sized onions

1 Capsicum (optional)

2 tomatoes, chopped fine

4-5 cloves garlic

1 green chilli, optional

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon amchur powder/chaat masala

1 teaspoon coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Pinch of dried kasuri methi

Cooking oil or cooking butter


1. Caramelise the onions - Heat the tawa till it's hot and then put two tablespoons of cooking butter/oil. Add the chopped onions and fry for 5-7 minutes or till brown. Remove them from the pan and leave aside.

2. Add the tomatoes to a hot tawa and let it cook till the water starts to dry and then add the capsicum and green chilli (if using). Let this cook for 3-4 minutes and then add all the masalas.

3. Take a separate pan and fry the paneer cubes for 4-5 minutes and then toss them along with the onions into the pan with the tomatoes. Let this cook for 2-3 minutes and turn off the heat. Serve hot.