Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 535 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 to 3 Cloves
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 2 to 3 Green Cardamom
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 1 cup Tomato chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 5 to 6 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 Green chilli
  • 20 to 25 Cashew Nuts
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 400 grams Paneer Cut into cubes
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cream
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi

Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
  2. Once the butter is hot, add cloves, black cardamom and green cardamom.
  3. Fry for a few seconds.
  4. Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add chopped tomato, ginger, garlic and green chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add cashew nuts and cook for another minute.
  7. Remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool.
  8. Grind the onion tomato mixture in a grinder to make a smooth paste.
  9. Heat the remaining 3 tbsp butter in the same pan.
  10. Add the ground masala in the pan.
  11. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chilli powder, tomato puree and salt.
  12. Add 1/2 cup of water and cook for 2-3 minutes until oil starts to separate on the sides.
  13. Add paneer cubes and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  14. Add more water if required.
  15. Add garam masala powder, fresh cream, honey and kasuri methi.
  16. Cook for another minute.
  17. Garnish with fresh cream.
  18. Serve hot with Naan or accha paratha.
Source : https://www.whiskaffair.com/easy-restaurant-style-paneer-butter-masala-recipe/

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