Spicy Paneer Butter Masala

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Jan. 13, 2008

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.


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



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.


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.


11. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 7 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 32 Minutes
Servings: 4