13 May, 2011

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala!!!Yeah Everyone's Favorite dish.... :) I do Paneer Butter Masala in Various type,depends on Time & Mood..This Gravy's really very rich and delicious with nice aroma..Try and give me feed back...Recipe follows.,


  1. Paneer- 200 Grams
  2. Onion-2 (Medium)
  3. Tomato-2 (Large)
  4. Butter-2 tablespoon+ oil(Teaspoon)
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste-2 teaspoon
  6. Garam Masal-1 teaspoon
  7. Coriander Powder-1 teaspoon
  8. Water-1 cup
  9. Milk-1/2 cup
  10. Dry Methi Leaves-2 tablespoon(Crushed)
  11. Jeera/Cumin-1 teaspoon
  12. Whole Garam Masala-Cinnamon-1 ",Cloves-2,bay leaves-1
  13. Sour Cream-Little(Optional)
Soak and grind:
  1. Cashews-5 (R) 6
  2. Almonds/Badam-3
  3. Kas Kas-2 teaspoon
  4. Red Chilly-4
*Cut Paneer in to any desired shape,shallow fry (R)deep fry in oil and keep aside.No need to soak in Hot water.Can add directly to the gravy .,it's turning so soft .All time i do like this only.

*Soak all given ingredients for 15min and grind in to fine paste ,with very little water.

*Make the Tomato Puree with all tomatos.

*Boil onion in water and grind it in to smooth paste,with little water.


  1.  Heat Butter+oil in Non stick pan.Add jeera,let it splutter.
  2. Add whole gram masala(Cloves,cinnamon,Bay leaves) and roast till get aroma.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and fry well.
  4. Now add the onion paste,fry for 2 mns.No need to cook for longer.(Bcaz already cooked)
  5. Then add tomato puree and mix well,bring to boil for 3 min in medium flame.
  6. Once boiled add the Grounded Paste,mix well.
  7. Add Milk and Water and bring to boil.Cook in low flame .
  8. Once u got the required consistency add the garam masala,coriander powder mix well.
  9. Add the fried Paneer in it.
  10. Now add dried methi Leaves and mix well.
  11. Add some chopped cilantro,mix well.
  12. Finally add Sour cream on top and mix well,that's it Yum Yum Paneer Butter Masala is Done..... 

Note:If u felt the gravy is thick,add some more milk and bring to boil .One more tip,instead of frying paneer cut in to desired piece and boil it in water for 5 mns and drain and add to gravy.


  1. Nice curry.. perfect with rotis.. Love paneer ! looks too good !

  2. Tempting paneer butter masala...nice to have with some naan... Hmm prabha kalakareenga :) keep going...

  3. mouth watering panner gravy.i luv paneer.post more paneer receipes prabha.;-)


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