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Garlic butter naan with paneer butter masala

Priyadharshini Selvam
30 minutes
Prep Time
55 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Garlic butter naan with paneer butter masala RECIPE

Residing country: Malaysia. Tawa garlic butter naan with paneer butter masala is a heavenly combination when you want to eat north indian food

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • North Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. To make naan:
  2. 1 cup maida or all purpose flour
  3. ¾ tsp baking powder
  4. 2/3 rd cup of curd
  5. ¼ tsp baking soda
  6. ½ tsp sugar
  7. salt to taste
  8. 1 tsp oil
  9. for garlic butter spread:
  10. 4 tsp butter
  11. 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  12. 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  13. For paneer butter masala:
  14. For masala paste: 15 whole cashews
  15. 1 tbsp unsalted butter 
  16. 1 tsp ginger - garlic paste
  17. 1 large sized onion roughly chopped
  18. 2 large sized tomato finely chopped
  19. other ingredients:
  20. ¼ cup cream full cream
  21. 9 pieces paneer / cottage cheese
  22. ¼ tsp garam masala
  23. 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  24. 1 tsp kashmiri chili powder
  25. ½ tsp turmeric
  26. ½ tsp coriander powder
  27. 3 cloves 
  28. 1 inch cinnamon stick
  29. 1 bay leaf
  30. salt to taste
  31. 1 tsp kasuri methi


  1. garlic butter recipe:
  2. firstly, in a small bowl, add few tsp of garlic. further, mix well and keep aside.
  3. naan recipe:
  4. in a bowl combine 1 cup maida, salt to taste, ¼tsp baking soda, ¾ tsp baking powder and ½ tsp sugar.
  5. next add 2/3rd cup of curd and mix well. if sticky then add required amount of maida and knead dough. punch well and make a non sticky soft dough. add a tsp of oil and coat well.
  6. cover with moist cloth and rest for minimum of 1 hour. after an hour, pinch a small lemon sized ball.
  7. dust with some maida and roll to a oval/round shape using rolling pin. make sure you do not make too thin nor thick. apply water on one side of naan.
  8. now slowly flip over and put it on hot tawa. slightly press. this helps the naan to stick on to the tawa and when you can flip the tawa upside down it will be intact. brush some garlic butter over the naan.
  9. now after a minute, flip the tawa upside down and cook naan directly on flame till they turn golden brown
  10. finally add some more butter. serve garlic naan hot.
  11. Paneer butter masala recipe:
  12. firstly, in a large kadai heat butter and saute onions and ginger-garlic paste.
  13. further add tomatoes and cashews. saute till they turn mushy. cool completely and blend to smooth paste without adding any water.
  14. furthermore, heat butter and saute bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon stick. also add turmeric and chili powder and saute on very low flame for 20 seconds.
  15. further add prepared onion-tomato paste and saute 5 minutes. also cover and simmer for 10 minutes or till the oil separates from the gravy. additionally add coriander powder and salt to taste.
  16. saute 5 minutes or till the raw smell of spices disappears. further add cream and mix well.
  17. then add cubed paneer pieces and coat the gravy by mixing gently. cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  18. lastly add garam masala and kasuri methi. mix well. finally, paneer butter masala is ready to serve with naan

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   May-18-2018

Nice one.

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