Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala is delicious Punjabi recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Paneer Makhani by following this easy recipe.
Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.9 / 10 (178 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...