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Butter Paneer Masala

Butter Paneer Masala

Butter Paneer Masala

 

Ingredients :

  • Paneer – 200 grams
  • Onion paste – 3
  • Tomato puree – 1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste -1 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts -2 tbsp
  • Kasuri Methi -3/4 tsp (dry fenugreek leaves)
  • Salt as required
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Chilli Powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Butter- 2 tbsp + Oil-1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon -1 inch piece
  • Cloves- 2
  • Cardamom -1
  • Fresh cream – 3 tbsp (dairy cream)
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves – 1 tbsp
  • Kasuri methi – 3/4 tsp (optional)

 

Method:

  • Heat 2 tbsp butter + 1 tbsp oil
  • Add cinnamon, cardamom and cloves, when it splutters, add onion paste and saute till it becomes golden brown
  • Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté for some more time.
  • Then add cashew nut paste and sauté nicely for a few minutes till the raw smell goes.
  • Then add tomato puree and all the spice powder.
  • Cook until the raw smell of the tomato goes and it starts leaving oil.
  • Meant time shallow fry the paneer in just 2 -3 tsp of oil till it becomes slightly brown.
  • Add the paneer cubes to the cooked tomato paste.
  • Add 3/4 cup of water, needed salt, kasuri methi and coriander leaves.
  •  Cook for a few minutes.* Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot with pulao, rice, roti or chapati.
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