Paneer Butter masala | How to make Paneer Butter masala

By Neha Paliwal  |  20th May 2016  |  
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About Paneer Butter masala Recipe

Now you don't have to go to fancyrestaurants and pay a huge amount for vegetarians favorite dish "Paneer buttermasala". Thisdishcame out so well that my hubby said , that he will stop going out for having paneer now!!So here is therestaurant stylerecipefor all the paneer lovers.

Paneer Butter masala

Ingredients to make Paneer Butter masala

  • cottage cheese (paneer ) - 200 grams (cut it in thick cubes)
  • Red tomatoes - 4 medium sized(diced)
  • onions - 2 medium sized(diced)and 1 thin sliced
  • Greenchilies- 2 to 3Garlic - 7 to 8 cloves
  • Fresh coriander for garnishingSalt as per taste
  • Red chili powder - as per tasteTurmeric powder - half tsp
  • cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • mango powder - 1 tbsp
  • coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • sugar - half tsp
  • Yellow butter - 1 spoon
  • Fresh cream or malai - 1 tbsp
  • Milk - half cup

How to make Paneer Butter masala

  1. Take a wok and add 1 tsp oil. Let it heat.
  2. Add cumin seeds. Wait for crackling sound.
  3. Now add onions along with garlic .
  4. Now stir it till they turn little pink in color.
  5. Now addTomatoes and mix them.
  6. Add salt ,turmeric powder,sugar and chili powder.
  7. Now add milk in it.
  8. When you will find the tomatoes are turning soft.Turn off the flame.
  9. Let the masala cools down completely.
  10. After that take a jar and grind the masala (make a proper paste)
  11. Now in the same wok add half tsp oil again and take 1 onion (medium sized)and cut it in very thin slices and put this into the oil with green chilies.Stir it for 4 to 5 minutes and now add the gravy paste.
  12. Now in the gravy add mango powder, coriander powder and some more salt if needed. Now add butter and cream in the gravy.
  13. Mix well and add little water (not too much)I have taken half cup only. Now when the gravy starts turning thick add paneer cubes in it.
  14. Lastly garnish it with fresh coriander.

Reviews for Paneer Butter masala (5)

Deepbala Aroraa year ago


Kalpana Shukla3 years ago

which masalas to grind?

Sunita Kothari3 years ago


shalini chawla4 years ago


Devanshi 4 years ago

yum neha paliwal

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