HOW TO MAKE BUTTER PANEER MASALA
Butter paneer masala is a very famous paneer (Cottage Cheese) dish in North India. It is a Punjabi dish made with the combination of cream and spices. It is the first dish that comes in mind whenever people talk about dinner, lunch for the parties. This is a easy and quick recipe to be cooked. If you have confusion of cooking south Indian recipes or north Indian recipes than butter paneer masala is the best choice to cook as it is having different taste of spices with cream.
- Onions (प्याज़) 3-4 medium sliced
- Ginger (अदरक) 1 inch pieces
- Garlic (लहसुन) 3 pieces
- Water ½ cup
- Paneer 250 grams
- Tomato (टमाटर) 2 big size
- Green chilly (हरी मिर्च) 2-4
- Cream ½ cup
- Cashew nuts (काजू) 7-8
- Butter 2 tbsp
- Green coriander (हरा धनिया) 2 tbsp
- Red chilly powder (लाल मिर्च पाउडर ) ¼ tsp
- Turmeric powder (हल्दी पाउडर) ¼ tsp
- Coriander powder (धनिया पाउडर) 1 tsp
- Dry fenugreek leaves (सूखी मेथी पत्ते) 1 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Garam masala ¼ tsp
- Cumin powder (जीरा पाउडर)½ tsp
Method of making butter paneer masala
Saute paneer cubes for 2 minutes in a hot pan with ghee or cooking oil and keep aside.
Make the onion paste with ginger,green chillies and garlic in a grinder.Also take some cashew nuts with 2 tablespoons of water and make cashew nut paste. Than blend tomatoes to make tomato puree.
Take a pan and heat it with cooking oil and butter, put onion paste into it and fry till the paste turns golden.Then add green chilli and red chilli powder and cook it for few seconds.Than add cashew nut puree stir for 2 minutes and add tomato puree.
Cook it for 5-6 min till the oil starts separating from the puree and add coriander powder and garam masala to it and mix well.
Add saute paneer cubes ,kasuri methi and cook it for 5-6 min to get the thick gravy than finally add fresh cream ,stir it and keep it for few seconds than turn off the flame.
Serve with style…!
Take a bowl and pour the prepared curry into it.Garnish it with milk cream or crushed pepper and coriander leaves.
Serving : 3 people
Cooking time: 40-45 mins
I hope we have solved your query of how to make Butter Paneer Masala.Try this quick and easy butter paneer masala recipe at home and become the master chef of your family.