Paneer Makhani | How to make Paneer Makhani

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About Paneer Makhani

Paneer makhani recipe made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese), tomato and cashew nuts gravy topped with milk cream. It is most popular Indian paneer recipe with few ingredients and easy step. I am blanched the tomatoes but you can use raw chopped tomato de-seed and make fine puree. It can be serve with butter naan, roti, rice and biryani.

The delicious and mouthwatering Paneer Makhani is a famous dish of Punjabi and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Paneer Makhani is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Paneer Makhani. Archana Vaja shared this Paneer Makhani recipe which is perfect to serve for 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Paneer Makhani. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Paneer Makhani recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves3People
Paneer Makhani

Ingredients to make Paneer Makhani

  • 10-15 Cashew nuts or almonds (soaked in hot water for 10 minutes than make a smooth paste)
  • 4 tomatoes blanched, peeled and made into smooth puree
  • 200 gram paneer(cubes)
  • 1-2 tbsp butter
  • 2 green cardemom
  • 1-2 cloves
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Red chilli powder(as per taste)
  • salt as needed
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4tsp Kasuri methi
  • Cream 1/4 Cup (milk)
  • Sugar optional

How to make Paneer Makhani

  1. Blend cashew nuts and boiled tomatoes separately to make a smooth paste.
  2. Heat a kadai, add butter, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon. Add chilli garlic ginger paste saute till the raw smell go away. Add the blanched pureed tomatoes. Let it simmer and cook for a few minutes. Transfer puree to the kadai, cover partially and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add cashew nut paste mix it well.
  3. Add coriender powder, salt, garam masala, red chilli powder and cover for 2-4 minutes until the puree thickens.
  4. Add 1/2 cup water and paneer cubes, stir gently. Add cream or malai and mix it well. Add kasuri methi.
  5. Take it off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves. Paneer makhani is ready to be served with roti or naan.

Reviews for Paneer Makhani (1)

sonam talwar3 months ago
yummy paneer dish