Butter Paneer | How to make Butter Paneer

By Sayan Majumder  |  8th Aug 2016  |  
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About Butter Paneer Recipe

Rich creamy buttery gravy with paneer.

Butter Paneer, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Butter Paneer by Sayan Majumder will definitely help you in its preparation. The Butter Paneer can be prepared within 5 minutes. The time taken for cooking Butter Paneer is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Butter Paneer step by step. The detailed explanation makes Butter Paneer so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Butter Paneer can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Butter Paneer from BetterButter.

Butter Paneer

Ingredients to make Butter Paneer

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 500 grams
  • butter 5 tablespoons
  • oil 1 teaspoon
  • bay leaves 2
  • cloves 2
  • cinnamon 2 one-inch
  • Dried red chillies broken 2
  • coriander seeds crushed 2 tablespoons
  • onion sliced 1 medium
  • ginger paste 2 teaspoons
  • garlic paste 2 teaspoons
  • coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • tomatoes chopped 5-6 medium
  • red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • Kasoori methi crushed 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

How to make Butter Paneer

  1. Heat three tablespoons butter with one teaspoon oil in a kadai. Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies and half of the crushed coriander seeds. Sauté for half a minute.
  2. Add onion and stir-fry for thirty seconds and add ginger paste and garlic paste. Cook for another thirty seconds. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and tomatoes. Cook on high heat till oil leaves the masala. Puree the mixture.
  3. Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick, cook the pureed mixture for two minutes. Add paneer pieces and salt. Add half a cup of water. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes.
  4. Sprinkle kasoori methi and mix in lightly. Remove from heat and mix in cream. Serve hot.

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