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Paneer Butter Masala

Neha Seth
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Paneer Butter Masala RECIPE

Taste of butter and paneer together to give yummy dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. paneer cubes - 300 gms
  2. 1 onion
  3. 1 tomato
  4. 2-3 cloves of garlic
  5. 1 small bud of ginger
  6. 1 sabot lal chilli
  7. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  8. 1/2 tsp degi mirch
  9. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  10. 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  11. 1/4 tsp garam masala
  12. Pinch of Kasuri methi
  13. salt to taste
  14. 1 tbsp oil
  15. 1 tbsp cream
  16. 1 tbsp butter


  1. Soak 5-6 cashews for about 3-4 hours.
  2. Take a wok. Add oil. Add cumin seeds.
  3. As it started crackling add ginger garlic and sliced onions. Saute it for a minute.
  4. Then add sabut lal mirch and chopped tomatoes.
  5. Saute it. Cook for a minute.
  6. Keep it aside to cool down.
  7. Make a paste of cashews.
  8. As onion mixture cools down, grind to make a fine paste.
  9. Take the same wok. Add butter.
  10. Add onion mixture paste.
  11. Cook for a minute.
  12. Add cashew paste.
  13. Cook for another minute.
  14. Add all dry masalas.
  15. Add 1/2 cup water, mix it and cook for sometime.
  16. Add cream and mix it.
  17. Add cubes of paneer.
  18. Mix it and add water if required.
  19. Garnish it with cream and cube of butter.
  20. Serve hot Paneer butter masala with Tandori Naan.

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Maithili Thangkhiew
Maithili Thangkhiew   Jul-11-2016

One of my favourite paneer dishes ever! Love it

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