Thursday, 19 July 2012

Paneer Butter Masala

Hello friends .....

200gm Paneer (cut into square cubes)
2 onion
3 large tomatoes
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
3 tbsp butter 
1 pack of cream (amul)
3 tbsp of cashew nuts (put them in hot water and make fine paste of it)
2-3 cloves
2 green cardamon
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp sugar
Salt taste
A pinch of orange-red colour
1/4 tsp dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
Garnish: Few fresh coriander leaves (chopped)

  1. Boil water in a pan, add tomatoes into it. Keep it covered for 10 mins. Take out the tomatoes, remove the skin and puree them in a blender. Keep it aside.
  2. Put onions, cloves, cinnamon and green cardamon in a blender, blend them into fine puree.
  3. Heat butter in a kadhai. Add ginger-garlic paste.Saute for 3-4mins
  4. Add onion paste. Saute till onion turns golden brown.
  5. Add cashew paste, mix well.
  6. Now add tomato puree and cook till oil separates.
  7. Add all the dry masalas, sugar and orange-red colour. Mix well.
  8. Now add 1 1/2 cup of water and bring to boil.
  9. Simmer the gravy for 5-6 mins.
  10. Now add cream and kasuri methi, mix nicely.
  11. Add paneer cubes. Keep stirring in between.
  12. Simmer for 3-4 mins.
  13. Remove from fire.
  14. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with rotis or paranthas.


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Unknown said...

Looks soooo Yummy, I make it in this way too, just for color, I add that kashmiri mirch from everest!

Unknown said...

irresistible click.. fantastic curry..

Shobha said...

Delicious !

Vimitha Durai said...

Delicious side dish

Swati R said...

Delicious...will try to make it soon :)

Unknown said...

this looks yummmm Shruti.M definitely gonna try this soon. :D

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you all :-)
Jyoti do try it and I am sure you will love it :-)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

@ Manya earlier I used to put red mirchi powder but now bcoze of my baby I avoid it :-)
Swati make it and do let me know How was it ?? I am sure you will like it !!!

Unknown said...

nice daughter loves paneer ..will try this...:)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Puja :-) lots of love for your daughter :-)

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

Nice recipe. Looks wonderful and delicious.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Shanthi Ji for visiting my blog and leaving your valuable comment :-)

turmericnspice said...

looks awesome !!

U have a great blog !! wld love to visit again and again.....

Spice up the Curry said...

my fav. looks really delicious.

Prachi said...

Yummy Yummy n Yummy!! Shruti..i think I must visit your house n have yummy dishes from i can't resist it!! :P :P

kitchen queen said...

delicious and awesome masala curry.U have a nice blog.U can visit my blog and give ur valuable comments.

Unknown said...

Looks very yummy & tangy.

Thanks for dropping by my space & saying such lovely words. Following you

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks All :-)
Prachi you are always welcome to my house !!!!

Anonymous said...


Caroline said...

That looks really delicious. I’ll have to make that soon because I haven’t had Indian for a while.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks alot for your valueable comments :-)
Caroline ... Thanks for visiting my space and leaving your comment :-)

Jiah said...

Looks very appetizing. Glad you do not use food coloring. Thanks for the recipe :)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much Jiah for visiting my space and leaving your lovely comment :-)