paneer butter masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe – Paneer Makhani Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala is an easy and quick to make paneer recipe. From the most popular Punjabi cuisine we brought you yet another spicy and creamy recipe of paneer butter masala. By combining paneer, butter and cream we have created this tempting main course dish. This recipe is so creamy and mildly spices that even your kids can’t have enough of this paneer butter masala.

Paneer butter masala is so famous that it is almost served in all Indian restaurants. Most of us simply love having this luscious and sumptuous delicacy. Best when served with steaming hot naan or tandoori roti. In fact plain rice and paneer butter masala make a perfect combo as well. So, making paneer butter masala is really easy with these quick to follow step-by-step instructions with pictures. Try it yourself and impress your dear ones. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Wash tomatoes, green chilies and ginger and dry them. Cut tomatoes in big chunks. Peel and roughly chop ginger. Remove stem from green chilies and roughly chop it. Grind all three of them into very smooth paste.

paneer butter masala

2. Cut paneer into cubes and keep it separately in another bowl.

paneer butter masalaMaking:

3. Heat 1 tsp of butter in a pan. Add cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in the melted butter and fry them.

paneer butter masala

4. Thereafter mix tomato, green chilly and ginger paste to the fried masala. Then add red chilly powder and dry fenugreek leaves and mix. Stir masala till butter starts separating from it.

paneer butter masala

5. Now add cream, garam masala, small amount of green coriander and salt followed by ½ cup of water in the masala. Continue stirring till the gravy starts boiling again.

paneer butter masala

6. As the gravy starts boiling, add paneer cubes and mix. Cover the pan and cook it for 3-4 minutes.

paneer butter masala

7. After 3-4 minutes uncover the pan and add the remaining butter to the gravy.

paneer butter masalaServing:

8. Take it out in a bowl. Deliciously creamy paneer butter masala is ready to serve. Serve this delectable paneer butter masala with chapatti, naan, parantha or rice.

paneer butter masala

  • For 4 members
  • Time – 15 minutes

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe Paneer Butter Masala
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5
 
Ingredients
  • Paneer – 250 gram
  • Tomatoes – 3 medium sized
  • Green chilly – 1-2
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Cream – half cup
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp
  • Salt – ¾ tsp (to taste)
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Wash tomatoes, green chilies and ginger and dry them. Cut tomatoes in big chunks. Peel and roughly chop ginger. Remove stem from green chilies and roughly chop it. Grind all three of them into very smooth paste.
  2. Cut paneer into cubes and keep it separately in another bowl.
  3. Heat 1 tsp of butter in a pan. Add cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in the melted butter and fry them.
  4. Thereafter mix tomato, green chilly and ginger paste to the fried masala. Then add red chilly powder and dry fenugreek leaves and mix. Stir masala till butter starts separating from it.
  5. Now add cream, garam masala, small amount of green coriander and salt followed by ½ cup of water in the masala. Continue stirring till the gravy starts boiling again.
  6. As the gravy starts boiling, add paneer cubes and mix. Cover the pan and cook it for 3-4 minutes.
  7. After 3-4 minutes uncover the pan and add the remaining butter to the gravy. Take it out in a bowl. Deliciously creamy paneer butter masala is ready to serve.
  8. Serve this delectable paneer butter masala with chapatti, naan, parantha or rice.

 

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