Butter Paneer Masala

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Delicious butter paneer masala is hot thick gravy made with pieces of paneer mixed in a buttery sauce of tomatoes, onion paste and lots of spices. Enjoy with parathas.

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100 gms butter
500 gms paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 cup onion paste
1 tbsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder
2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
50 ml fresh cream

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Heat 1/2 the butter in a pan, add the paneer and saute till it turns to golden brown in colour.
  2. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  3. Heat the remaining butter in the same pan, add the onion paste and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Add the chilli powder, garam masala, sugar, salt and tomato puree, mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the paneer and 150 ml water, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the cream and simmer futher for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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This recipe was contributed by radha.ts on 04 Aug 2011

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 on 06 Jan 15 06:57 PM