Paneer Butter Masala | Restaurant Style Butter Paneer

This paneer butter masala is a curry lover’s dream!! Silky soft paneer dunked in a creamy delicious curry. This is my easy paneer recipe will…

This paneer butter masala is a curry lover’s dream!! Silky soft paneer dunked in a creamy delicious curry. This is my easy paneer recipe will help you make the best butter paneer that tastes better than anything from a restaurant. Make this once, I am sure you will never order it in a restaurant again.

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Paneer Butter Masala

This paneer butter masala is a curry lover’s
dream!! Silky soft paneer dunked in a creamy delicious curry. This is my easy paneer recipe will help you
make the best butter paneer that tastes better than anything
from a restaurant. Make this once, I am sure you will never
order it in a restaurant again.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 2 onions diced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 200 to 250 grams paneer
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi (You can skip this)
  • 1/2 cup cream

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and add 2 green cardamoms. 
  2. Add onion and fry stirring often until they turn transparent. 
  3. Add chilli, garam masala, and coriander powder an cook until spices are well roasted
  4. Add tomato paste. Sauté for a further 3 minutes. Fry this till the onion tomato masala turns aromatic. This takes 2 to 3 minutes. 
  5. Turn off the stove & cool this completely and transfer to a blender with 1/2 cup water. Blend to a really silky smooth puree. Set aside. 
  6. Add butter to a pan allow it to melt then add garlic, ginger and cook for 1 minute. 
  7. Pour the blended onion tomato puree and bring to a simmer. 
  8. Add water and paneer bring to a boil then then cover and cook on a medium heat until the gravy thickens. 
  9. Add cream and kasuri methi 
  10. Serve and enjoy 
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