Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe


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Paneer Butter Masala, the soft paneer chunks dunked in a rich tomato based gravy is a must for all those who love paneer.

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As the name suggests, this dish is very rich. The soft paneer chunks dunked in a rich tomato based gravy is a must for all those who love paneer.

Even if had with just Parathas or Phulkas it gives you the satisfaction of having had a wholesome and tasty meal. If you wish you can serve along with Bhindi Do Pyaza , Masalawali Toovar Dal , Rice and Cabbage Kachumber .

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Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe recipe - How to make Paneer Butter Masala, Indian Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
2 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/4 cup onion cubes
2 tbsp butter

To Be Ground To A Paste
1 cup onions , chopped
25 of ginger (adrak)
6 to 7 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 tbsp broken cashewnuts (kaju)

Other Ingredients
1 tsp chilli powder
2 cups fresh tomato pulp
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup fresh cream
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
Method
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the ground paste and cook till it is light brown in colour.
  2. Add the chilli powder and tomato pulp and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the cumin seed powder, garam masala and ½ cup of water and cook for some time till the oil separates from the masala. Keep aside.
  4. In another pan, melt the butter, add the fenugreek seeds and onions and cook till the onions are lightly browned.
  5. Add this to the tomato gravy, along with the honey, milk, cream, paneer and salt and allow it to come to a boil.
  6. Serve hot with rotis or parathas.

Handy tip:

  1. Approximately 4 large tomatoes yield 2 cups tomato pulp.

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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 )
5
 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