Friday, December 13, 2013

Butter Paneer Masala(Paneer Makhani)

Butter paneer masala is most common dish in Indian restaurant menus and it is my family's favorite too, so i try to prepare different paneer dishes.butter paneer masala is one of them which i make frequently. it is quite easy to make at home.Hope you all like it.

  • Paneer cubes- 2 cups
  • Tomato- 4-5 medium size( roughly chopped)
  • Onion-1 small size (roughly chopped)
  • Cashews-10 -12
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1tsp                                                  
  • Kasoori methi-1 tsp                                                                
  • Red chili powder- 1 tsp ( I used Kashmiri red chili powder)
  • Green cardamom powder-  1/4 tsp                                              
  • Fresh cream or milk-1/2 cup ( I used half & half)
  • Garam masala-1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/2tsp
  • Butter -2 tbsp
  • Oil-1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

Heat half butter and oil into pan add onion fry for 1 or 2 minute, then add cashew pieces
And tomato saute until soft. Turn off the heat let it cool down slightly.
Then grind to smooth paste.
Again  in same pan heat remaining oil and butter add this paste and cook till
Oil separating from edges.add ginger garlic paste cook till raw smell disappear.
Add kasoori methi,red chili powder,garam masala,coriander powder.stir and cook for
1 or 2 minutes now add 1and 1/2 cups water and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add paneer and cream cook for another 2 to 3 minutes,and last add cardamom powder
Mix well let it boil for 2 minutes.
Turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
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  1. Paneer butter masala looks so delicious!! Just PErfect !!

  2. Oh my favorite wish I got some for tonight's rotis.

  3. Looks very delicious.. happy to follow your blog!!

  4. Yummy!! It's my favorite too!! You got me drooling...

  5. Delicious butter paneer masala looks perfect.


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