Butter Paneer Recipe

Butter Paneer Recipe
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Butter Paneer is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Butter Paneer by following this easy recipe.
Butter Paneer Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 265.3
  • 15 of Paneer Cubes (pieces)
  • 40g Butter
  • 1Cinnamon Stick (piece)
  • 1/2 Onion, (medium)( thinly sliced)
  • 4 Garlic (cloves)
  • 1 Ginger (small piece)
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 2 Tomatoes, (roughly chopped) (medium)
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsps Yogurt
  • 2 tbsps Coriander (chopped)
  • Oil
  • List A:
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Water
How to make Butter Paneer:
  • Mix the ingredients in list A together in a small bowl to get a smooth paste.
  • Heat, 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add onions in to it and fry until brown.
  • Blend fried onions, garlic, ginger, red chillies and 1 tbsp water in a food processor, to a fine paste. Keep it a side.
  • Blend chopped tomatoes in a food processor. Keep it a side.
  • Heat non-stick pan or pot and melt butter over low heat.
  • Add cinnamon stick. When fragrant, turn heat to medium.
  • Add the paste (garlic-fried onions-ginger-chillies paste) from step 3 and fry until the raw smell goes.
  • Add the smooth paste (spices paste) from step 1 to the pan. Cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the "blended tomatoes" and stir it well
  • Cover and cook over medium heat until raw smell goes.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and mix.
  • Add paneer pieces and yogurt.
  • Cover and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add chopped coriander and mix. Serve!
serve hot