How to make Paneer Butter Masala

Learn how to make Paneer Butter Masala.

Another paneer recipe from Indian cuisine. Paneer Butter Masala is very famous and medium spicy vegetable recipe.

Preparation time - 5 minutes
Cooking time - 10 minutes
Serves - 4 persons

Ingredients to make Paneer Butter Masala:

200 gram paneer cubes
2 big onions
4 to 5 big tomatoes
1 table spoon ginger paste
1 table spoon garlic paste
2 table spoon cashew paste
1 table spoon kasuri methi
1 1/2 to 2 tea spoon garam masala powder
1 tea spoon red chilly powder
Salt to taste
4 table spoon butter
70 ml. fresh cream

Method to make Paneer Butter Masala:

  • Blanch tomatoes and de-skin them, now make smooth pure from it.
  • Chop 1 onion and boil the other one. Make a paste from the boiled one.
  • Cut paneer into rectangles or squares.
  • Heat 3 table spoon butter in a pan, add chopped onions and saute till brown.
  • Now add onion paste,ginger - garlic paste and again saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add cashew paste and garam masala and mix well.
  • Add tomato pure,roughly crushed kasuri methi and salt to taste. stir well.
  • Add paneer and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from flame and add remaining butter.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Hot and tempting Paneer Butter Masala is ready to serve.

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