Yummy Paneer Butter Masala


Yummy Paneer Butter Masala

A yummy and easy to make recipe.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 people



  • Heat butter in a pan. Add capsicum and saute for a while until it turns crunchy. Keep aside.
  • Add butter to the kadai. Once hot add paneer cubes and shallow fry until golden brown.
  • Tranfer this fried paneer into a cup of cold water and keep aside.(This step is essential otherwise paneer wld turn too crunchy and will not absorb the spices).
  • In the same pan, add jeera and once it splutters add the onions and saute until golden brown.
  • Grind tomato and soaked cashews without adding water to a fine paste.
  • Once the onion is done, add the tomato-cashew paste.
  • To this, add turmeric, red chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt and saute until the raw smell of tomato and spices goes off and oil separates.
  • To this add the fried paneer and some water and simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  • Now add capsicum and simmer only for 2 minutes. Make sure capsicum remains crispy and not chewy.
  • Once done, garnish with crushed fenugreek leaves.
  • You may add a dash of cream just before serving.
  • Enjoy with roti/paratha/nan/chapati of your choice.
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