Paneer Butter Masala


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Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

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One of the first items that we all tend to look for in a restaurant menu, the Paneer Butter Masala fits all descriptions - classic, all-time favourite, droolworthy, best of the best!

Yes, this restaurant-style Punjabi gravy is a necessary addition to your culinary skillset, and it is quite easy and quick too.

Paneer Butter Masala is a classic Indian recipe of cottage cheese in a rich and spicy tomato gravy. You can also make a Jain version without onion or garlic. Paneer Butter Masala is best had with parathas or phulkas. As it simmers in your kitchen, the aroma fills the house and brings the family to the table at once!

Try other recipes like Badami Paneer or Baingan Bharta.

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Paneer Butter Masala recipe - How to make Paneer Butter Masala

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Method
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  1. Heat ½ tbsp of butter and oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions, cloves, cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the cashewnuts, coriander powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Switch of the flame and cool slightly, transfer to a mixer, add ¼ cup of water and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the remaining 2 tbsp of butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the bayleaf, ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the tomato-onion purée, milk, kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala and salt mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the fresh cream and dried fenugreek leaves, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the paneer, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
Accompaniments

Dal Amritsari 
Garlicky Makai Roti 
Moghlai Roti 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy476 cal
Protein15.3 g
Carbohydrates22.2 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat36.2 g
Cholesterol17 mg
Sodium73.8 mg

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Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
5
 on 04 Nov 17 06:16 PM


its so yummy everyone liked it
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nikita, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked it. Happy Cooking !!
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06 Nov 17 08:25 AM
Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
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 on 07 Sep 16 02:52 AM


A very good main course dish. The taste and looks are both appealing and texture of gravy is very rich. It was a delicacy of the party when served. Extraordinary !!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Monika, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked it. Happy Cooking !!
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07 Sep 16 09:19 AM
Paneer Butter Masala ( Paneer )
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 on 29 Dec 15 11:05 PM


Amazing recipe! I also added a pinch of kasuri methi powdeer...it gave a good aroma. Great taste ....Everyone liked it.
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Foodie #606698    Kasuri methi is essential.
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19 Feb 16 09:50 AM