Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Paneer Butter Masala


If you ask someone to tell a dish in Paneer, I bet they would for sure say "Paneer Butter Masala". This is such a popular dish and loved by everyone. The first thing that comes to anyone's mind about Paneer Butter Masala would be it's rich colour. Though, we all use the same base ingredients, we don't use the same method. Here is my way of preparing this yummy dish...Hope you all love it.

Ingredients :

1. Paneer - 1 Cup (Cubed)
2. Onion - 1 (Finely Chopped)
3. Tomato - 3 (Chopped)
4. Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
5. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
6. Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
7. Garam Masala - 1 tsp
8. Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp or adjust to you taste
9. Milk - 1 Cup (Boiled)
10. Cashew - 1 tbs (broken)
11. Butter - 1/2 tbs
12. Oil - 1 tbs
13. Cream - To Garnish
14. Salt - Needed Qty
15. Sugar - 1/2 tsp (just to enhance taste)





Procedure :

1. Add 1 tsp of butter and fry paneer till golden brown. Keep aside.
2. To the same pan, add 1 tbs of oil and then add cumin and onion. Saute for few minutes.
3. Now, add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone.
4. Add tomotoes, saute for few minutes.
5. Add coriander powder, garam masala, salt, sugar and red chilly powder. Mix well.
6. Now, add cashew and milk. Allow the contents to cook for about 10 minutes in medium heat.
7. Once the contents get cooled, blend till smooth.
8. Add the remaining butter and the contents from the blender.
9. Drop fried paneer pieces and medium the flame.
10. Cover with lid. Cook for about 15 minutes.
11. Garnish with cream.
12. Serve hot with Indian Bread or Rice.

Who tried this recipe?
1. Sharanya

28 comments:

Pari said...

Hi. Have never seen cumin flavored paneer butter masala, sounds different.
FOODELICIOUS

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

super & perfect dish!!

Priya said...

Very innovatine and curry looks so creamy!

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Satya said...

paneer butter masala is my favorite too ...ur dish looks very inviting .

Satya
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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

What a lovely pic dear. Love paneer butter masala and you are right, this the most favorite dish of paneer.

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

I would never say no to paneer..lovely and mouthwatering dish..!

Rachana said...

What a creamy, rich and delicious curry!

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

i love to have it with chappathi.. beautiful pic dear..looks super delicious.. :)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

yes my fav too dear...looks so eyecatchy n mouthwatering...lovley presentation nithu

Sadhana said...

My all time favourite! Urs look rich and creamy...

Chitra said...

Looks so good.

Nitha said...

delicious one... Should be great with roti/poori... Believe me the word verification here is "Poories"

Ragini Miranda said...

Creamy,yummy dish !!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Delicious Paneer Butter Masala. All creamy and perfectly done. Loved the presentation too.

Krishnaveni said...

my fav too, yummyyyyyyyyy

GEETHA ACHAL said...

super and yummy masala...

Priya said...

My all time favourite..wat a vibrant colour..

Kairali sisters said...

wwo..such a creamy panner dish..Great with rotis...

NIDHYA said...

Paneer masala looks delicious and very nice color.

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Amritha Kalyani said...

Its my favorite !!!! I love paneer!! Its so yummy!!!

Padma said...

Looks very creamy and rich and also nice color. Long time Nithu will come back to catch up with other posts soon.

Rekha shoban said...

wow! looks creamy and thick! yummy!!

sonu said...

wow ! luv this..my all time fav curry..loved the diamond shape paneer..

Uma said...

looks so delicious.

jais said...

wow looks yummy n nice click too

Suja Sugathan said...

Rich and creamy..so so yummy

harini-jaya said...

nice color...tempting presentation too..

Jay said...

A unique and interesting recipe...! Lovely colorful shots...! Superb dear.

Thanx for sending this healthy dish for my event...:)

Best regards,
Jay