Reshmi Paneer Butter Masala

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May. 22, 2014

This recipe is known for its mildly sweet and spicy taste with the goodness of fresh cream and butter topping with moist paneer.


Onion 1 Large , finely chopped
Paneer 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
Almond powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Thick yogurt 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
Coriander cumin powder 2 Tablespoon
Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
Kasuri methi 1 Tablespoon
Butter 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Oil 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
Coriander leaves 1 Teaspoon



1. In a pan, heat butter and oil together, fry paneer from both sides until golden brown. Set aside.

2. To the same pan, add onion, ginger-garlic and salt, fry until tender. 

3. In a blender jar add the onion mixture, yogurt, almond powder, 2 tablespoons of tomato paste and water, grind to a smooth paste.

4. In the same pan, add in the prepared paste, chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander and cumin powder and stir to mix.

5. Add 1 tablespoon of tomato paste and stir again. Cover and cook for few minutes.

6.  Add garam masala, sugar and kasuri methi, stir to mix.

7. Add paneer, cover and cook for about a minute.



8. Garnish with heavy cream and coriander leaves, serve with roti or naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2