How to Prepare Paneer Butter Masala – पनीर बटर मसाला

Punjabi’s are found of eating spicy and delicious food. The main course mostly consists of any type of roti, chapati, paratha with spicy and tasty curry/sabzi and a glass of lassi. How can we forget Lassi. :-D.

There are many Punjabi curries like Kaju masala, Dal makhani, Paneer Butter masala, Chhole masala and many more which are famous all over the globe. One of the common curry originated from this place and found all over India in restaurants is Butter Paneer Masala or you can call it as Paneer Butter Masala [पनीर बटर मसाला], both means the same.

Paneer Butter Masala । पनीर बटर मसाला रेसिपी

Today I’m going to prepare one of the famous Punjabi curry/sabji Paneer Butter Masala. Its a step by step procedure.

Let’s start the preparation of Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Paneer
  • 2 large sized Onion
  • 3 Large sized Tomatoes
  • 12 Cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 3 Elaichi/Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Kitchen King Masala
  • Salt to taste

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Step by Step Procedure

Firstly cut Onion and Tomatoes to diced. Heat a pan and add two large tbsp oil to it. Let the oil heat, to check the oil is hot or not add few mustard seeds to the oil, if the crackle, then the oil is hot and ready to start the recipe.Now add Onion to the hot oil and stir them so that they cook evenly and properly. Slowly the onions turn brown or pink that’s the indication that onions are cook.Then add Tomatoes to the Onion and stir, so that they will mix well and let them cook. Tomatoes will become smooth and leaves the juice from it.Now add Garam Masala and Cashew nuts, mix well and let it fry for few seconds and off the gas stove.

Now let the mixture cool. If you shift the mixture to the other bowl it will cool soon.

Meanwhile cut the Paneer into cubes and boil them for few second to make them smooth and to kill he bacteria in it.

Let them cool for few seconds and lets prepare the gravy.

Then place the onion tomato mixture to the grinding jar and make a fine paste of it. Add the water and make a gravy consistency of it.

Now again heat a pan and add butter to it, let it melt.

Then add Bay leaves, Cloves, Cardamom and Cinnamon to the butter.

Now pour the onion tomato gravy in the pan and stir continuously, so that it will not stick to the pan and fry for few minutes.

Then add Red chilli powder, Kitchen King masala, salt to taste and mix the ingredients well.

Then add ginger garlic paste to the gravy.

Later on add the boiled paneer cubes and kasturi methi to it, stir and cook then for few second.

Garnish Paneer Butter Masala with Butter, coriander leaves, kasturi methi and cashew nuts.

Now the Paneer Butter Masala is read to serve.

This post was last modified on October 16, 2018 8:50 AM