Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

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What is the first thing comes to your mind when you think of paneer? For me obviously it is paneer butter masala. Paneer Butter Masala or Paneer Makhani is like a one-pot dish. One-pot dish means you can do everything from cooking, purey to finishing in one pot. Paneer butter masala recipe is slightly mild with a smooth and velvety texture, and has a lovely tang from tomatoes. Just in case if you are even thinking about another recipe... Don't!

    30 Mins
    Chef Meghna
    2-3 People


3 tsp Oil
1.5 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 Onion chopped
Salt as per taste
1 Green chili
2 Bay Leaves
2 Cardamom
7-8 Cashews
3 Tomatoes (chopped)
2 Dry Red Chillies
1.5 tsp Garam Masala
2 tbs Butter
1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup 200 gm Paneer cubes
Kasuri Methi
1 tbs Cooking Cream
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Wondering how come Paneer Butter masala is so rich and creamy? Well that's exactly what we are going to make today - a very rich and creamy restaurant style paneer butter masala.
Paneer Butter Masala - a restaurant-style recipe video explained step by step in Meghna's style.
A very easy, quick and delicious recipe of paneer butter masala made within minutes at home, by cooking soft pieces of Paneer in a rich, creamy and aromatic gravy made of butter, onions, tomatoes & Indian Masalas...
Enjoy this world-famous paneer butter masala recipe at home.
Heat up a pan.
Add 2 tsp oil.
Add 1 tsp Ginger
Garlic Paste.
Let it cook for a while.
Add chopped onion.
Add salt.
Add Green Chilli.
Cook till Onion gets brown.
Add Bay Leaves (Tej Pasta).
Now add Cardamom
Add Cashews
Add Tomatoes
Add 2 Dry Red Chillies Mix it well.
Add 1 tsp Garam Masala Cover the pan & let it cook for 7-10 minutes.
After that take out the mixture & Put into Mixer Jar.
Make a smooth paste.
That will prepare the smooth gravy.
Now heat up the pan again. Add 2 tbs Butter & 1 tsp Oil.
Little oil helps ensure the butter doesn't get burnt. Add 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste This will help give a nice texture to the gravy.
Add 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder and Add 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
Add 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
Mix it well.
Now add the gravy that we had prepared earlier.
Keep mixing it.
Time to now add paneer cubes.
Add Kasuri Methi.
Add 1/2 tbs of Cooking cream now while mixing the gravy.
Mix it nicely.
Your Paneer Butter Masala Recipe is ready.
Garnish with coriander leaves, grated paneer & cooking cream.

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