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Paneer Butter Masala~ under 20 mins.

Bindiya Sharma
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Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Paneer Butter Masala~ under 20 mins. RECIPE

A really quick paneer dish that is similiar to the one we get at restaurants. Can be whipped up in no time, if unexpected guests arrive, provided you have paneer stashed in the fridge.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 200 gms Fresh Paneer cubed
  2. 5 Ripe red Tomatoes
  3. 6 cloves of Garlic
  4. 1 inch piece Ginger
  5. 1 tbsp Butter
  6. 2 Bay leaves
  7. 1 tsp Garam Masala
  8. Salt to taste
  9. 1 Green Chilli
  10. 3 tbsp Fresh cream
  11. 1 tsp Butter Chicken Masala/ Tandoori chicken masala
  12. 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi leaves


  1. Mince the garlic, ginger and green chilli and keep aside.
  2. Blitz the tomatoes in the blender to a smooth puree.
  3. Gently heat butter in a pan and add the bay leaves.
  4. Now add in the ginger, garlic and green chilli paste. Saute for a minute.
  5. Add the tomato puree and cook covered for another 10 minutes.
  6. Next add in the garam masala and the Butter chicken masala as well the paneer. Season with salt.
  7. Cook covered for another 5-6 minutes, till gravy is thick. Add some water if required.
  8. Stir in the cream and kasuri methi and switch off flame. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.
  9. Do not overcook, as paneer can get rubbery.

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Arpita Parmar
Arpita Parmar   Apr-27-2017

Lovely dish..

Ritika Gupta
Ritika Gupta   Aug-07-2016

yummy.... looks delicious!

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