Paneer Butter Cream Masala


Paneer Butter Cream Masala

Yummy paneer Curry for occasions
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 people



  • Heat oil and butter in a pan.
  • :- Adding oil prevents the butter from browning too quickly.
  • Add bay leaf and fry for a few seconds till the oil turns fragrant.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell of the ginger garlic disappears.
  • Add the tomato puree. Stir for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add red chilli powder. Stir and continue to saute for 12 minutes in low flame.
  • Add fresh cream or cashewnut paste. Stir continuously on a low flame till oil gets separated from the masala.
  • Add 1 cup of water. Let the curry cook on low flame.
  • When the curry begins to thicken, add slit green chillies, salt and ½ tsp sugar and stir for few seconds.
  • Add paneer cubes. Stir gently and let the paneer cook in the gravy till it becomes soft.
  • Add kasuri methi leaves and garam masala powder and stir well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
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