Paneer Butter Masala - II

I have shared my favorite paneer buter masala recipe before here and today i wanted to share this another recipe which is much simpler to make but without sacrificing any taste. Source here 


Tomatoes:- 15-20 ( 1 Kg)
Onions:- 3 Medium 
Oil-2 tbsp Butter:- 4 Tbsp 
Cashew nuts:- 1/2 cup 
Ginger paste:- 1 Tbsp 
Garlic paste:- 1 Tbsp 
Kashmiri red chilli powder:- 1 Tbsp 
Paneer( cottage cheese):- 400 gms ( cut in cubes). 
Kasoori Methi (fenugreek leaves):- 2 tbsp (Dry roast kasoori methi leaves and keep it aside.) 
Cardomom powder:- 1/2 Tsp
Garam Masala Powder:- 1/2 Tsp 
Honey:- 1 Tbsp 
Cream:- 1/2 Cup 

1) Cut tomatoes in small quarters 
2) Cut Onions in small cubes. 
3) Heat 1 Tbsp of oil in a pan. Add tomatoes, onions and cashew nuts.
4) Cook until tomatoes are soft. 
5)Grind this mixture into a fine paste. 
6) Heat 4 Tbsp butter and 1 Tbsp of oil in a separate pan. 
7) When hot add ginger and garlic paste., cook for 1-2 minutes. 
8) Add red chilli powder,, mix everything well. 
9) Strain the tomato mixture in the pan.( this step is important to achieve the silky smooth gravy texture ), cook for 3-4 minutes. 
10)Add salt and stir well and cover and cook.. 
11) Add cardamom powder, garam Masala Powder & honey , mix well. 
12)Rub roasted kasoori methi leaves between your palms and add to the tomato gravy, mix well and add paneer cubes in the gravy.
13)Add cream and stir well. Serve hot with rotis or naan..Enjoy:)


kankana said...

This looks lovely and delicious. Paneer butter masala is everyone's fav and this version sounds great too!

Sayantani said...

thats so authentic. looks creamy and yummy.

Rani acharyulu said...

Yummy paneer butter masala looks delicious...beautiful clicks!

Prathima Rao said...

What a delish gravy!!!! Loved your creamy & mild gravy..And you actually added 1 kg tomatoes??? I usually add about 4 to 5 medium & not too large tom & maybe about 3 onions..Must try your way next time...
Prathima Rao
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Muskaan at A2Z Healthy Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Awesome, I am so ready for this...want to make it ASAP...

Priya said...

Love this paneer butter masala,just makes me hungry..

Priti said...

Looks so delicious n that's lovely colour

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Oh the gravy looks divine !! so creamy and fab texture. Is this happened because you used 1 kg tomato Preety?

Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

absolutely irresistible recipe...awesome clicks too..!

Preety said...

Hamaree Rasoi/Prathima Rao :- Actually original recipe called for 1 kg tomato , i halved the recipe while preparing and i used 7 tomatoes and 2 onions..came out great..

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