North Indian Paneer Butter Masala

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North Indian Paneer Butter Masala – pachakam.com

North Indian Paneer Butter Masala

Tasty & simple Paneer Butter Masala
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • Paneer As reqd
  • 500 gm Tomato ripe
  • 2 nos Onion large
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp Cashewnut paste
  • 2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  • 2 tbsp Curd/Yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • Coriander leaves A few
  • Salt As reqd
  • 50 ml Cream optional

Instructions
 

  • Pressure cook tomatoes upto 2 whistles.
  • Remove the skin of the cooked tomatoes and make it into a puree.
  • Boil 1 onion and make it into a paste.
  • Chop the other onion length-wise.
  • Fry the paneer lightly and keep aside.
  • Heat 3 tsp of butter in a pan or a kadai.
  • Fry the chopped onion, until it turns light brown.
  • Add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste and cashewnut paste and stir for about 3 - 4 mins.
  • Add garam masala powder and stir for another couple of mins.
  • Add tomato puree, chilly powder, yogurt and kasuri methi and stir for about 5 mins.
  • Add paneer, sugar and salt to the mixture and stir for about 3 - 4 mins.
  • Garnish with 1 tsp of butter, cream and coriander leaves.
  • :-
  • * You can increase the quantity of water if you need more gravy. * You can add 500gm tomato passata instead of tomatoes * Alternately you can fry all the onions till light brown and gring to paste.
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Response (21)
  1. b
    badra December 30, 2008

    This is excellent curry, everybody like it very much, thank u very much for posting this recipe.u will make me a good cook!!!!!

  2. S
    SHIVDEEP March 3, 2008

    APOLOGIES FOR MISSING OUT 2 INGREDIENTS.

    PLEASE ADD 1 TSP CHILLY POWDER AND 2 TBSP YOGURT/CURD AT STEP 10.

    REGARDS,
    SHIVDEEP

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    sharon July 23, 2007

    hi,
    I want 2 try this recipe but have no clue wat this kasuri methi is…. please advice…

  4. L
    LAKSHMI October 9, 2006

    I didnt find it that much good, this has to be improved

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