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How to prepare Paneer butter masala

Paneer butter masala is one of the very tasty North Indian recipe. This can be serve as a side dish for paratha, roti, naan. It is prepared with cubed paneer, butter and onion tomato gravy. It is a protein rich recipe which can be prepared easily and quickly. If we want to fry the paneer, we can, but i dont like to fry it. So i am using without frying it. Let’s prepare the tasty Paneer butter masala.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 10 Mins
Cooking time : 15 Mins
Serve : 4 Persons

Ingredients :

Paneer : 200 Gm
Butter : 2 Tsp
Fennel seeds : 1/2 Tsp
Onion : 1 No
Ginger : Small piece
Garlic : 5 Pieces
Tomato puree : 1 Cup
Cumin powder : 1/2 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Chilly powder : 1 Tsp
Coriander powder : 1 Tsp
Curry leaves : Few
Coriander leaves : Few
Salt : As per taste

Sugar                     :  1 Tsp
For white cream
Cashew nut            : 5 Nos
Milk                       : 1/2 Glass
Method :

Grind onion, ginger garlic as a paste. soak cashews in milk for 5 minutes and grind as paste. Cut the paneer as cube and put it in water till it use. Heat a kadai, add butter. Add fennel seeds. After the fennel seed flutters, add ground onion paste and fry till the raw smell goes.

Add tomato puree and fry well. Add all the masala powders, salt, sugar and fry well. Add water till the raw smell goes.

Add white cream  paste.  (Adding cashew paste is to avoid the sourness of the tomato). After the raw smell goes, add cubed paneer and stir smoothly.

Keep it in low flame for 2 minutes and transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with naan or roti.

Everyone try this tasty recipe and please post your valuable comments….

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