Sunday, 21 October 2012

Paneer butter masala


Paneer- 200gm
1 large onion roughly chopped
2 medium size tomatoes (boil for 2-3 min & grind them to make puree)
Dried fenrugreek leaves/ kasturi methi- 1tblsp
Whole garam masala- 2 bay leaves/ 1” long cinnamon/ 2 cardamom 
Curry powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala- 1 tsp
Red chilli powder- 1 tsp or as per your taste
Sugar- 1 tsp
Salt as to taste
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
Milk- 2 cups


Fry the paneer cubes in butter till they turns to slight golden brown in colour. 
Make a paste of onion & Tomato. Keep aside.
Heat butter/ oil. Put whole garam masala. Add onion paste to it. Put dried kasturi methi powder. Then add Ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilly powder. When masala is done & raw smell disappears from masala,  add the tomato puree. Stir well. Add curry powder, sugar, salt to it. When gravy becomes thick & oil separates from masala add milk to it. Let it boil till the gravy becomes thick. Then add the fried paneer cubes. Boil for 1-2 min. Add garam masala powder & chopped coriander leaves. Switch off the flame.
Serve hot with naan/ chapatti/ any kind of pullav & rice.

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Aruna Manikandan said...

looks creamy and delicious :)

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