Butter Paneer masala

butter paneer masala

  1. Paneer-1 cup
  2. Big Onion-2
  3. Tomato -2
  4. Green Chilly-1
  5. Ginger-garlic Paste-1 tbsp
  6. Almond Paste(u can use cashewnut paste also)-2 tbsp
  7. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder-1tbsp
  9. Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Kasoori Methi(Dry fenugreek Leaves) powder-1tbsp
  11. Garam Masala-1/4 tsp
  12. Coriander leaves
  13. Butter-3tbsp
  14. Salt
  15. Fresh Cream-1 tbsp
  1. Saute onions,green chilly in little butter till light brown colourand let it cool .Grind it to a thick paste.
  2. Make tomato puree by boiling tomatoes in water for 10 mins.remove from water and dip it in cold water to remove the outer skin.Blend in a mixer till smooth.Strain to remove seeds.
  3. Fry paneer cubes till light brown on all sides and soak the cubes in warm water to make it soft.
  4. soak about 5-6 nos almonds in water for about 30 mins and grind it to a fine paste adding 1/4 cup of water.
  5. Heat butter in a kadai and add the onion paste and saute till brown in color.Then add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 2-3 mins.
  6. Add almond paste,tomato puree turmeric powder,red chilly powder,coriander powder, garam masala powder,kasoori methi powder ,salt and mix well and cook for 4 mins.
  7. Add Paneer cubes with little water and cook on medium heat for 5 mins.Garnish with coriander leaves and Fresh cream.
  8. Serve with chapattis or Naan.
Thanks To Richa for hosting the Event.


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15 Responses

  1. Jyothsna says:

    Nice rich recipe, Prajusha! Why don’t you send it to RCI-Punjabi?

  2. DEEPA says:

    This is always the one that i order when i be at the hotels ..Great one …Nice pic too

  3. bee says:

    the colour of your dish is gorgeous.

  4. Asha says:

    Prajusha,that’s a wonderful dish,I love oit with Parathas!:))
    Send this to RCI Punjab,would be great entry.

  5. Saju says:

    looks so creamy and rich, i can;t wait to try it.

  6. Gini says:

    I have to get that box of kasuri methi next time I go to the Indian grocer. Butter chicken, butter paneer ..love them all!

  7. Suganya says:

    The gravy looks golden, rich and creamy. Perfect consistency!

  8. Richa says:

    that is a lovely dish, color looks yum :)i too like the almond paste 🙂

  9. Prajusha says:

    hi asha,jyotsna
    thanks for the comment.i have submitted my entry to RCI
    thanks deepa,bee,saju,suganya.
    hi richa,
    thanks for visitng my blog.usually i use cashewnut paste.this time i tried almond paste and it tastes really good.
    hi gini,
    kasuri methi gives a diff.taste to curry.

  10. Srivalli says:

    very nice recipe…my all fav one…I have also blogged the same sometime back..except I don’t fry the onions…will try this today…thanks for sharing


  11. ushaprashanth says:

    Hi !
    This is mouth watering recipe! very easy to make too!!

  12. Srivalli says:

    Hi Prajusha…I tried it last night and it was super hit…thanks so much for sharing it…I have also posted it today…:)…


  13. Prajusha says:

    Thank u usha.
    Thanku very much srivalli for trying out my recipe.

  14. Sukanya Ramkumar says:

    This is a nice recipe……Love it…I was looking for this for a long time….waiting to try this out…

  15. rakhi says:

    hi prajusha..wonderful recipee…i tried it 2 days back n it came out very well…thanks!

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