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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Paneer Butter Masala recipe

  • 400g paneer cubed 
  • 2 -3 tbsp cashew - soaked and ground to a paste. 
  • 6 tomatoes pureed
  • 1 green chilly
  • 2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp kasuri methi 
  • 2 tsp garam masala 
  • ½ tsp kashmiri mirch powder
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • water
  • coriander leaves
  • salt and pinch of sugar 
  1. heat butter in a pan. add bay leaf and fry 
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry 
  3. add the tomato and green chilly purée and red chili powder and  saute till the oil starts to leave the sides of the tomato paste.
  4. add cashew paste and stir well. saute the cashew paste till the oil begins to leave the sides of the masala paste.
  5. add water and simmer on a low flame.
  6. add salt and sugar and simmer till the curry begins to thicken.
  7. add the paneer cubes and cook them for 2-3 minutes till they become soft.
  8.  add crushed kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves & garam masala. stir.
  9. garnish paneer butter masala with coriander leaves.