Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
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Paneer Butter Masala is a typical Punjabi dish that is generally made during all festive occasions like Diwali or Lohri. Garnished lots of thick cream and cashew nuts this is one dish that no one can say no to.
Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.9 / 10 (179 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 2 Onions (blanched and pureed)
  • 2tbsp Butter
  • 3 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste
  • 2 tbsp Kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 Cup Fresh cream
How to make Paneer Butter Masala:
  • Cut Paneer in cubes and fry. Soak them in warm water so that they become soft.
  • Heat butter in a kadai and add the onion puree and sauté till they turn light brown in color. (This is also known as brown paste)
  • Add Ginger garlic paste to the brown paste mixture and sauté for sometime.
  • Then add the Kashmiri chili powder, coriander powder, cashew paste, tomato puree, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt and sauté for sometime.
  • Add the soaked paneer cubes, little water and allow it to cook till the gravy becomes semi-solid.
  • Finally garnish it with fresh cream.
  • Paneer Butter Masala is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
shalu shobhwani posted 30/04/2012
its very easy to cook nd very yummmmyyyy...
Vidushi posted 26/10/2011
Very simple to make and yet is so delicious. Made it for diwali and my friends loved it. The only modification I did was to add more cashew paste.
avinash posted 20/08/2011
its great......its spicy...