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Paneer Butter Masala

By: Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Paneer in a spicy grvy.

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 2 people

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  •  100 gms Paneer
  •  1/4 cup Onion paste
  •  3 tblsp Vegetable oil
  •  2 Green Chillies
  •  Salt - to taste
  •  1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  •  1 tsp Dhaniya powder
  •  1 tsp Jeera powder(Cumin seeds)
  •  2 tsp Garam Masala powder
  •  1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  •  ½ tsp Turmeric
  •  3 tsp Fresh Cream
  •  ½ cup Tomato puree
  •  ½ cup Curd(Yougurt)
  •  4 tsp Cashwenut paste
  •  2 tsp Butter
  •  Coriander (Cilantro) for garnishing.


  1. Cut Paneer into medium size pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai & add Onion paste, fry till brown in colour.
  3. Add Green chillies, Ginger garlic paste & fry for 2 mins.
  4. Now add Red Chilli powder, Dhaniya powder, jeera powder, Garam masala, turmeric & salt. Mix well & fry for 3-4 mins.
  5. Add Toamto puree, Curd, Cashwenut paste, Butter, fresh cream & Paneer to it. Mix well & boil for 2-3 mins.
  6. Garnish with Coriander & serve hot with Roti, Kulcha, Naan or Chapati.
  7. TIP: Paneer can also be lightly fried before adding it to the gravy.

Latest Comments

By vidhya on 7/4/2009 11:56:00 AM

Hi.. Recipe is good & EASY TOO...

By dfgdg on 11/29/2008 9:17:00 AM

Very good recipe. Would like to know more Paneer recipes..

By ravinder on 9/16/2008 11:18:00 PM

very delicious recipie. I would love to have more paneer recipies. Thanks

By Parween Khan on 5/27/2008 10:28:00 AM

Dear Soujanya, Nice recipes. hope to have some more on Paneer. paneer Kofta, paneer Malai etcc.. Good luck

By Laavanya on 4/16/2008 11:56:00 PM

Come on, dear ' sorry', don't be so picky. It was just a typing error. How do I know about it? Just look at the list of ingredients where she has typed Tomatoes spelling right. Hmmm..

By sorry on 4/16/2008 5:44:00 AM

Thankyou for your recipethe spelling is tomato not toamto


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