Butter Paneer Recipe

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Butter Paneer
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A rich tomato and cashew based gravy with butter fried paneer chunks. Serve this dish of butter paneer with steamed rice or hot rotis!

Ingredients of Butter Paneer

  • 250 gm paneer, cut into rectangles
  • 6 tomatoes, chopped
  • 15 kaju (cashew nuts)
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • Salt, to taste
  • Red chili powder, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Cream (Optional)
  • 2-3 Tbsp milk

How to Make Butter Paneer

  1. Add 1 Tbsp butter in a pan. Once it melts, add garlic, cinnamon and cashews. Fry, till the color changes.
  2. Then add the tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes become soft and add chilli powder & salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes and then grind it into a fine paste.
  3. Take another pan - Add 1 Tbsp butter and grill the paneer pieces till golden brown on both sides. Remove the paneer pieces.
  4. In the same pan add the tomato-cashew paste. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Now add kasoori methi and sugar. Let it simmer for 1 minute.
  6. Add milk, paneer pieces (You can adjust the quantity of milk according to your gravy's consistency).
  7. Top it with cream if desired. Serve.
Nutritional Information
Calories 293.7 Kcal
  • 7.2gCarbs
  • 23.2gFats
  • N/A Cholesterol
  • 14.1gProtein
  • N/AFiber
Calcium: 188.6 mgPhosphorous: 146.8 mgSodium: 1762.1 mgPotassium: 130.7 mg