Paneer Butter Masala
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A rich indian delicacy which is a very commom item that people order at restaurants. It goes very well with hot rotis or phulkas. It is originally a punjabi dish also known as paneer makhni.
- Heat the butter in a non stick pan or wok.
- Add the cumin seeds and fennel seeds, cinnamon stick and green cardamom.
- Once the cumin seeds start to crackle add 1/2 tsp of hing.
- Next we add the finely chopped onions and green chillies and saute of 5 to 6 minutes till the onions are light golden brown.
- Add the ginger-garlic paste and mix well till the rawness of the ginger garlic paste goes away.
- Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, coriander powder and garam masala and saute for 4 to 5 minutes for the masalas to cook completely.
- Add the tomato puree and mix well for 5 to 6 minutes for the masala to get incorporated with the puree.
- Add the salt and mix well.
- Add the paneer cubes and mix gently for 4 to 5 minutes.
- Add the sugar and water and mix well.
- Cover the pan or wok with a lid and let it cook on low flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Before serving add the fresh cream and give it a stir. (optional)
- Serve hot with rotis or phulkas.
This recipe was contributed by Sandipan on 03 Aug 2013Simple and enthusiastic guy with a passion for food and cooking. Though I don't cook regularly due t...
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