Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients for curry

Paneer 200 gms
Onions 1
Tomato 1
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Cashew nuts powder 2 tsp
Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Cinamon, 1 inch
cardamon and clove 1 each
Fresh cream 2 tsp (Optional)
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Soak the paneer in water for few seconds, and remove and cut them into fine square pieces. Saute them in oil for few minutes and keep them aside.

In a kadai add 1 tsp oil, cinnamon, cardamon and clove, when they start to splutter add finely chopped onion and tomatoes with cashew powder. Let them cook for few minutes untill you see oil appearing on top.Now turn off the stove and and let this masala cool off.

In a mixer jar, add the masala and make a fine paste of it with little water. Now add butter in the kadai, masala paste and all the dry masala powder(chilli,coriander,cumin,turmeric and garam masala) Add 1/2cup of water, salt, coriander leaves and paneer cubes.

Cook the curry on low flame for another 10 mins and add fresh cream when ready to serve.

Serve hot with Roti or Jeera rice!

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