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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Butter Paneer Masala

This is a special dish which probably everyone know and everyone likes. So thought to share this recipe with all of you..... so check out and njoiiii.....!!!

  • 250 gms paneer - cubed and sauté in a tbsp of ghee till golden brown, remove into a dish and add a cup of hot water to the fried paneer cubes and let them sit in it for 5mts,then drain the water and keep aside
  • 2 big onions (blanch for 10 mts and puree)
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli pwd (I used kashmiri chillis)
  • 3 big ripe tomatoes (blanch ,de-skin and puree)
  • 3 tbsps cashewnut paste
  • ½ tsp coriander pwd
  • pinch of haldi (turmeric pwd)
  • 1/2 tsp kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
  • garam masala pwd (make a pwd of 3 cloves,1 green cardamom and 1” cinnamon)
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsps butter
  • 2 tbsps fresh cream


  • Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a pan, add the onion paste and sauté till brown. Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute for 3 minutes. Add chilli pwd and combine,followed by the cashew paste and combine.
  • Add tomato puree, crushed kasuri methi,coriander pwd,haldi,garam masala and salt. Stir and let it simmer for 4-5 mts.
  • Add the paneer and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Add a small cup of water and let it cook on medium heat for 10 mts or till you get the desired curry consistency .Remove from fire, stir in remaining butter and fresh cream.
Preparation Time:
40mins for Preparation


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