Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Category: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Creamy paneer cubes in rich tomato-based gravy, flavored with aromatic spices. A classic Indian dish for a delightful culinary experience.
- By Parkavi


Tomatoes - 4 (finely chopped)

Green Chilies - 2

Paneer - 400 gms cubed

Butter - 4 tsp

Coriander Powder - 1 tsp

Salt as required

Cinnamon - 2

Cloves - 4

Water - 1 cup

Bay Leaf - 1

Cumin - ½ tsp

Sugar - 1⁄4 tsp

Cardamom - 2

Cashew Paste - 1⁄4 cup

Ginger Garlic Paste -1 ts

Big Onion - 2 (finely chopped)

Fresh Cream - 1⁄4 cup

Roasted Kasuri Methi - 1 tsp

Coriander Leaves (for garnishing)

Garam Masala - 1⁄2 tsp

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cooking Time: 25 min


To a grinding jar add tomatoes, green chilies, coriander powder, and Kashmiri chili powder, Grind till it reaches a smooth paste.

Heat a frying pan on medium flame.

Add butter, next add paneer cubes to the melted butter.

Spread some salt and chili powder over paneer cubes.

Toast for 2 minutes and remove the paneer from the pan set aside.

Next, heat a kadai on medium flame and add butter and spices (cloves, Cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin, cardamoms), and saute well.

Add chopped onions, saute well until golden colour.

After that add ginger garlic paste, ground tomato paste and salt. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, add sugar and cashew paste.

Cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, when the gravy starts to leave the pan add 1 cup of water and salt if required.

Finally, add toasted paneer cubes to the gravy and add fresh cream, roasted Kasuri methi, garam masala.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

The delicious Paneer Butter Masala is ready. Serve and Enjoy with your family.

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