Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is a very popular Indian vegetarian curry. Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) cooked in buttery, silky sauce of tomato, cashew nut paste, onion paste and a variety of spices. This awesome and finger licking dish can be prepared for any party or special occasion. It can be served with tandoori roti, naan, kulcha, paratha or rice. You will surly love this dish.

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala


200 gms paneer cut into cubes
1 cup onion paste
1 cup tomato puree
1/2 cup cashew nut paste
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp kasuri methi
1 tbsp coriander leaves
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
2-3 green chili chopped
1 tbsp fresh cream
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste


1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, when seeds crackle
    add onion paste, stir & cook till onion become light brown.

2. Next add green chili, ginger garlic paste & cook for some time.

3. Now add tomato puree & stir till oil separates.

4. Add cashew nut paste, red chili powder, garam masala and mix well.

5. Add paneer cubes, kasuri methi, some water and cook for 1-2 mins.

6. Lastly add some fresh cream, sugar and cook for few sec.

7. Remove from heat and transfer it into a serving bowl.

8. Garnish with coriander leaves & fresh cream.

9. Serve hot.

Paneer Butter Masala


1. Use fresh & red ripe tomatoes for best curry color.

2. Tofu can be used if paneer is not available.

3. Milk can replace water in this dish.

4. You can shallow fried paneer if you like.

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  1. Delicious and nice presentation, perfect with roti and naan

  2. It looks super delicious :)

  3. My son's favorite dish...parcel it to me for it looks scrumptious !

  4. Nice paneer dish, I love paneer in any form.

  5. WOW!!Its mouth watering dish :)

  6. great combo with chapthis...looks bright and droolworthy....

  7. one of my favorites! looks yum!

  8. My boys love this dish! Yours look absolutely delicious!

  9. Paneer butter masla looks really yumm.

  10. Paneer butter masla looks delicious. my favorite.

  11. Hi Sudha, Paneer masala is really tempting, by chance I also posted butter paneer last week, what a co incidence. :).