Mutter Paneer Butter Masala


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Peas and cottage cheese are a made-for-each other duo, whatever be the style of preparation. A seemingly elaborate but actually easy recipe, Mutter Paneer Butter Masala is an ideal accompaniment for rotis and rice too. A masala paste sautéed in butter is further perked up with spice powders, tangy tomato, milk, cream and other ingredients to form a rich gravy that holds the star ingredients – mutter and paneer. The aroma and good looks of this dish make it truly irresistible.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
3/4 cup boiled green peas
2 1/2 cups paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
2 cups fresh tomato purée
salt to taste
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup fresh cream
1 tsp cornflour dissolved with 2 tbsp water

To Be Ground To A Smooth Paste
1 cup roughly chopped onions
2 tbsp broken cashewnuts (kaju)
5 to 6 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)

For Serving
naan /parathas
Method
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared paste and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomato purée and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the honey, milk and fresh cream, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cornflour-water, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the green peas and paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot with naan or parathas.


RECIPE SOURCE : Swadisht SubzianBuy this cookbook

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Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
5
 on 17 Aug 16 02:11 PM


Dear Tarla Madam, I tried this recipe, I made it for my Mom. It turned out to be excellent recipe. I also have tried ''Methi Mutar Malai'' and ''Daal Makhni'' as per your recipe they also turned out very good. I really want to thank you for sharing your kitchen knowledge and experience with us... Thank you
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
5
 on 13 Aug 16 09:52 PM


Tried it out on a special occasion. It is a very good recipe. Turns out really great if one gets the proportion right. Also, I didnt use milk but it still worked out pretty good.
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16 Aug 16 09:50 AM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 13 Aug 16 01:12 PM


I tried this recipe exactly as guided. I must tell it''s just very rich and yummy enough to hold back . Yo !
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13 Aug 16 04:48 PM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 28 Jul 16 12:42 PM


I am going to try this recipe, let''s see what will be the outcome. I have tried your allo soya recipe and that was really awesome, even that was my first hand made dish but still the experience was really astonishing..all because of you ma''am...entire credit goes to you ma''am.
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 23 May 16 08:18 AM


Made it with Tofu for my guests at Washington this evening. Turned out amazing. Thank you!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Krupa, we are delighted you loved the Mutter Paneer Butter Masala recipe and good to see u adding tofu and innovating . Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking
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23 May 16 10:50 AM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 19 Apr 16 09:01 AM


Love this recipe and its so easy. thank so much
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19 Apr 16 10:41 AM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 18 Apr 16 08:06 PM


Giving already 5 stars, although it has just cooked. Everyone yet to taste.. But I love Tarla Dalal site as after knowing this one, I never worry about guests or weekends or any recipes.. I just need to visit the site.. Tasty dishes, perfect measurements, simple ingredients and lots of love added.. Please keep this work always available. :) Best wishes.
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19 Apr 16 10:40 AM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 11 Apr 16 11:08 AM


made it for my moom birth day
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11 Apr 16 03:02 PM
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 15 Mar 16 04:12 PM


Love this recipe a lot..just superb
Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
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 on 15 Mar 16 12:23 AM


Tried your awesome recipe and it was really delicious just like the one we pay for in the restaurants.Thanks for revealing the secret :-)
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