Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe:


Paneer or tofu - 1 block, approx. 2 cups of cubes
Onion - 1 medium-sized one, chopped fine
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Dhania powder/malli podi/Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Tomato paste- 1 tbsp (or 1 tomato, pureed)
Tomato sauce/ketchup - almost 1 tbsp
Kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaves - 1 generous pinch
Milk - 1/2 cup
Cream - 1 cup
Oil - 3 tbsp
Salt - to taste


Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan and fry the paneer cubes until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
In the same pan, add 1 more tablespoon oil and fry the onions until golden brown.
Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute.
Then, add the dhania, garam masala, chilli powder and salt. Fry for 30 seconds.
To this, add the tomato paste / puree, tomato sauce and kasuri methi. Mix well and add the milk.
Lower heat and cook covered for 5 minutes.
Open the lid, add the fried paneer / tofu and cream. Mix well and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves if you have them.

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