Paneer butter masala | How to make Paneer butter masala

By Ruchiajay Mahant  |  31st Mar 2016  |  
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About Paneer butter masala Recipe

This dish is made with the goodness of milk, kaju and homemade cream or malai.

Paneer butter masala is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ruchiajay Mahant teaches how to make Paneer butter masala step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Paneer butter masala in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Paneer butter masala at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Paneer butter masala takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Paneer butter masala is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Paneer butter masala is a good option for you. The flavour of Paneer butter masala is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Paneer butter masala and impress your family and friends.

Paneer butter masala

Ingredients to make Paneer butter masala

  • paneer 500 gm
  • kaju paste ( made with handful of kaju, soaked in 3 tbsp milk and grounded)
  • Paste of 2 big sized onion
  • Puree of 3 tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tsp dhania powder
  • 3 tsp kasturi methi
  • 1/4 tsp haldi powder
  • 1 green chilli
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp malai, deposited on boiled milk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • butter 2 tbsp
  • Oil for frying paneer
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make Paneer butter masala

  1. You can use butter or oil as desired to cook, then cut the paneer in cubes and fry them.
  2. Next, put these paneer cubes in warm water to remove the excess oil and get them soft.
  3. Keep a handful of kaju soaked in 3 tbsp milk for 30 mins. After that make a paste by grinding them both together.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Then add the jeera, dhania powder, onion paste and cook till it leaves the oil. Then add the paste of green chili, ginger and garlic as well.
  5. Next, add the kaju paste and cook well till the oil comes on sides, then add the tomato puree. Now add haldi, salt, garam masala and cook till the fat appears. Then add kasturi methi and butter.
  6. After that malai, cook again till the oil separates itself. Then pour in 1/2 cup of milk and cook for 2 mins, then add paneer again and cook for 3-4 mins.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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