Facebook google plus Pinterest Instagram Twitter Youtube

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala
Paneer butter masala is a famous North Indian gravy. This PB masala can be served as a side dish to Chapati or roti or pulao or rice. Paneer refers to Indian cottage cheese. Paneer can be easily prepared in home and is also available in almost all Indian stores. Paneer butter masala is prepared by cooking ground onions, tomatoes and other Indian spices in butter. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing North Indian gravy Paneer Butter Masala.



Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Yields: 2 Servings
Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients:
Table 1: To Grind
Onions chopped1/2 Cup
Cashews10
Milk2 tbsp
Cloves | Krambu1
Cinnamon stick | Pattai Small piece
Cardamom | Yellakai1

Table 2:
Butter1/2 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste2 tsp
Tomato paste1/4 Cup
SaltAs needed
Cumin powder1/4 tsp
Coriander powder1 tsp
Chilli powder2 tsp
Kasoori methi1/2 tsp
Paneer cubes20

Instructions:
  • Soak cashews in milk for 10 mins. Fry chopped onions till it turns light golden colour.
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala
  • Grind soaked cashews, chopped onions, cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamom into fine paste by adding enough water.
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala
  • Heat butter in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes off.
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala
  •  Add grind-ed paste followed by tomato paste. Mix well.
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala
  • Add dry powders -salt, cumin powder, coriander powder and chilli powder. Add 1.5 Cup of water.
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala
  • When the gravy boils, add crushed kasoori methi. Add paneer and allow the gravy to thicken. 
Paneer Butter MasalaPaneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala
Paneer Butter Masala


Tips:
Cream can be used for garnishing.
Adjust chilli powder to your taste.
Paneer can be fried separately and added to get rich flavour.

11 comments:

  1. wow... my all time fav recipe looks superb :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Omg fabulous looking panner butter masala dear :) they are tempting me !! love the recipe and they look so delicious :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Adore the gravy and into which the paneer is soaked for the wonderful flavor.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Paneer butter masala looks yummy and inviting Nithya.. Awesome clicks dear :-)

    ReplyDelete
  5. Paneer butter masala looks delicious and inviting.

    ReplyDelete
  6. My all time fav,great one n that naan looks too tempting

    ReplyDelete
  7. looks super fab and very tempting dear...

    ReplyDelete
  8. Quick, simple and delicious!! Loved this paneer!! And your naan looks stunning too..

    ReplyDelete
  9. Paneer butter masala and that naan makes me hungry.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I have already tried your recipe, it came out very well.. thanks a lot

    ReplyDelete

Thanks Friends for your comments / feedback / suggestions. Your comments will motivate and help in improving my website. Happy Visiting !

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...