Paneer Butter Masala Recipe


A delicious and rich butter based paneer dish, cooked in a creamy, milk gravy with the goodness of tomato and onion. A perfect dinner party dish so you will never have to think too much about what to cook for vegetarian party! An easy, tasty yet quick paneer recipe with aroma that will instantly palpitate your taste buds.

Ingredients of Paneer Butter Masala

For frying Paneer:
1 Tbsp Oil
1 Cup Paneer cubes
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Red chilli powder

For gravy:
1/2 Tbsp Oil
2 cubes Butter
1 Black cardamom
1 Cinnamon stick
5 Green cardamom
1 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Garlic
1/2 Cup Onion, chopped
1 Cup Tomato, chopped
7-8 Nos Cashews
1/4 tsp Green chilli, chopped
1/2 tsp Oil
2 cubes Butter
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1/4 tsp Garam masala
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/2 tsp Kasoori methi
1/2 tsp Honey
3/4 Cup Milk
1 Tbsp Cream
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

How to Make Paneer Butter Masala

1.Heat oil in a pan.Paneer Butter Masala
2.Put paneer cubes to it. Add salt and red chilli powder to it.Paneer Butter Masala
3.Pan fry the paneer cubes.Paneer Butter Masala

Prepare the gravy:
1.Heat oil in a pan again. Add butter.Paneer Butter Masala
2.Now add black cardamom, cinnamon and green cardamom.
3.Stir a little and then add ginger and garlic.Paneer Butter Masala
4.Mix well.
5.Put chopped onion and tomato. Mix again.Paneer Butter Masala
6.Add cashews and green chilli to the mix and puree the mixture.Paneer Butter Masala
7.Now heat oil in another pan. Add butter.Paneer Butter Masala
8.Once the butter starts to flutter, add the pureed mixture to the pan.Paneer Butter Masala
9.Mix and let it simmer.
10.Add salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and black pepper. Mix well.Paneer Butter Masala
11.Keep stirring and let the gravy simmer and add kasoori methi followed by honey.
12.Add fried paneer cubes to the simmering gravy. Mix well.Paneer Butter Masala
13.Now add milk and mix thoroughly.Paneer Butter Masala
14.Let it come to simmer and then add cream along with cardamom powder. Mix well.Paneer Butter Masala
15.Serve hot.