Spicy Prawn Paneer Masala

This dish is made with paneer and prawn in a thick and spicy Masala gravy.This goes well with rice or roti.

Prawn-Paneer Masala (3)



  1. Paneer (cut into Cubes) – 250 gms
  2. Prawn – 100 gms
  3. Onion (chopped) –2
  4. Tomato puree – 1/4 cup
  5. Ginger- 1” piece
  6. Garlic (chopped) – 5
  7. Cloves – 4
  8. Cardamom pods –3
  9. Cinnamon stick – 1” piece
  10. Cumin seeds (jeerakam) – 1/4 tsp
  11. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  12. Kashmiri Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  13. Ghee – 1 tsp
  14. Salt
  15. Oil
  16. Coriander leaves – to garnish

Prawn-Paneer Masala (2)


  1. Make a paste of chopped onions.
  2. For the Masala Paste,Grind together ginger,garlic,cloves,cardamom,cinnamon,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and cumin seeds.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan and fry paneer cubes till light brown in color.
  4. Heat oil in the pan .Saute onion paste and once it is done add tomato puree and masala paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  5. Add cleaned prawns,salt and stir well.Add 1/2 cup of water and cook till prawns are done.Once the gravy is thick, add paneer cubes and cook for another few seconds to get mixed up with the masala.
  6. Turn off the heat.Garnish with coriander leaves.
  7. Serve with rice or roti.


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