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Spicy Paneer Butter Masala

vahrehvahchef's picture
it is an easy to make Paneer Butter Masala recipe. One of my favorites, this is also a very popluar Indian recipe. Please try it and let me know how this recipe turns out for you.
Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coconut milk 50 Milliliter
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Kasuri methi 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Paneer 400 Gram
  Peanuts 25 Gram
  Poppy seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Red color 6 Drop
  Salt To Taste
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Walnut 15 Gram
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut paneer into small cube pieces. Fry these cubes in oil till they turn golden brown. Let the fried paneer soak in water for 30 - 60 mins in a large bowl till the paneer gets soften.
2. Crush the onions to fine paste in a blender .
3. Mix chilli powder, tomato puree, corriander powder, kasuri methi, garam masala powder along with milk and mix well.
4. Take a pan and dry roast peanuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and walnuts, crush them in a blender along with coconut milk, and make it fine paste.
MAKING
5. Melt butter in large pan and add the onion paste and add ginger garlic paste and mix till onions get little brown color.
6. Now add the mixtures with the spices in milk and the mixture of peanuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and walnuts with coconut milk. Add red color.
7. Cover it with a lid and cook well for 10-12 minutes on medium flame.
8. Add milk if the mixture is too thick.
9. Now drain the water from paneer after it is softened and add them to the mixture. Now cook for 10 mins.
10. Add little butter on top if you like.
SERVING
11. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Gravy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Paneer
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
7 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Spicy Cottage Cheese In Cream
Recreating the special creamy texture of Paneer Butter Masala, may not be that difficult as you are thinking. Yes, you too can prepare this delicate Indian dish, just like a professional chef after watching this video. In this recipe, the cottage cheese cubes are cooked in butter using aromatic Indian spices to offer the ultimate treat for your taste buds. Just awesome, when served with Indian flat bread or naan.

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3 Comments

kerrybushe's picture
Wow looks amazing and so easy. I've been dating an Indian man for a couple of months & Indian food has become my new favourite. I enjoy cooking and am eager to learn to Indian food, thank you for making that easy!! Best regards Kerry
ssamm's picture
Looks good , but anybody can cook this fast by using preserved ingredients. There's nothing special in it. Cooking with fresh food should be encouraged considering prevalent unhealthy eating habits these days. I would also suggest mentioning the nutritional facts of the dishes you are preparing.
ssamm's picture
Looks good , but anybody can cook this fast by using preserved ingredients. There's nothing special in it. Cooking with fresh food should be encouraged considering prevalent unhealthy eating habits these days. I would also suggest mentioning the nutritional facts of the dishes you are preparing.