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Paneer Makhani

By: Harsh Tripathi of Kanpur, IN

Yummy and Buttery

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 6 people

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Exotic punjabi cuisine- a perfect acomplishment to Daal makhani.


  • I kg ripe tomatos
  • 1/2 kg paneer
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp bhuna jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 5 flowers of mace
  • 10 green cardamom
  • salt to taste
  • 100 gm butter(preferably white)
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1 tsp kasoori methi
  • 1tsp sugar
  • Chopped dhania



  1. Boil tomatos with mace and green cardamom for 5 minutes
  2. Then take out mace and cardamom and make a puree of tomatos.
  3. In a pan heat half of butter and add ginger-garlic paste, and fry well.
  4. Add tomato puree and fry. Reduce it by 1/4 th in quantity.
  5. Add red chilly, garam masala. jeera powder.
  6. Add salt and sugar and remaining butter and cook for a minutes.
  7. Add paneer cubes and fry a little.
  8. Now add fresh cream and kasuri methi.
  9. Kasuri methi should be dry roasted and crushed.
  10. Mix it well and cook for another 2 minutes.
  11. Decorate with chppoed dhania.
  12. If we use Tandoori Chicken instead of paneer, then we can make Butter Chicken with same recipe.



Latest Comments

By DEEPTI KAPADIA on 7/27/2011 11:29:00 AM

Hi Hrash, I tried this recipe today and it was simply delicious ! Thanks

By Mayask on 5/10/2011 7:30:00 PM

Superb recipe . Gonna surely try it out . Thank U .

By anita dhaka on 8/1/2009 12:22:00 AM

excellent recipe! my son is very choosy about food.but he just loved it instantly. thanks a lot for sharing a good recipe. any more recipes from you on this site?

By deepti on 7/9/2009 11:39:00 PM

really a yummy recepi.

By Harsh Tripathi on 3/30/2009 11:53:00 PM

@Deepti.....I did not put the picture but administrator of this website put it, so complain to them. @Mittal.... you can use vegetable kofta or boiled potato or cauliflower etc.

By Jaya on 1/17/2009 5:42:00 AM

i hv tried this receipe by boilin pieces of 2 onions n then blendin the onion n b4 usin tomato pury cook blended onion in butter n then add tomato pury n follow da same method given

By Mital on 1/7/2009 10:12:00 AM

Can you suggest any vegetable OR grains instead of Paneer ?

By rupa on 1/6/2009 1:23:00 PM

Hi harsh ur recipe seems interestg i want to try it but can u pls clarify certain thgs before i try out 1. what is mace or javitri --- ane other name which is simple to find out here in uk?? 2. i have dry kasuri methi - do i need to again roast them n crush?? pls let me know asap so that i can try out ur recipe... thanks rupa


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