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Butter Paneer Masala

A rich tomato and cashew based gravy with butter fried paneer chunks. If you are looking for a thick, delicious full of cream gravy recipe of Paneer, this is just the perfect dish for you. A recipe that would give you the exact sense of a restaurant style Paneer Butter Masala dish!

Recipe Servings: 4

Total Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients Of Butter Paneer Masala

  • 250 Gram Paneer (cut into rectangles)

  • 6 Tomatoes, chopped

  • 15 Kaju (cashew nuts)

  • 5 Garlic cloves (crushed)

  • 2 Tbsp Butter

  • To taste Salt

  • To taste Red chili powder

  • 2 Tbsp Kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves)

  • 1 tsp Sugar

How to Make Butter Paneer Masala

  • Add 1 Tbsp butter in a pan. Once it melts, add garlic, cinnamon and cashews. Fry, till the color changes.

  • Then add the tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes become soft and add chilli powder & salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes and then grind it into a fine paste.

  • Take another pan - Add 1 Tbsp butter and grill the paneer pieces till golden brown on both sides. Remove the paneer pieces.

  • In the same pan add the tomato-cashew paste. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.

  • Now add kasoori methi and sugar. Let it simmer for 1 minute.

  • Add milk, paneer pieces (You can adjust the quantity of milk according to your gravy's consistency).

  • Top it with cream if desired. Serve hot.

  • Cream (optional)

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