Butter Paneer Recipe

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Butter Paneer
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  • Chef: Kalaimathi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Butter Paneer Recipe | Paneer Butter Masala Recipe : A rich tomato and cashew based gravy with butter fried paneer chunks. If you are looking for a thick, delicious full of cream gravy recipe of Paneer, this is just the perfect dish for you. A recipe that would give you the exact sense of a restaurant style Paneer Butter Masala dish!

Ingredients in Butter Paneer Recipe | Paneer Butter Masala Recipe: Paneer chunks grilled in butter and simmered with spices, milk and cashew nuts paste, makes for a delicious dish to feast on!

Best Way to Enjoy Butter Paneer (Paneer Butter Masala):Serve Paneer Butter Masala dish with steamed rice or hot rotis. You will also love it along with piping hot Parathas as well.

Ingredients of Butter Paneer

  • 250 Gram Paneer (cut into rectangles)
  • 6 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 15 Kaju (cashew nuts)
  • 5 Garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Red chili powder
  • 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 hot.

Recipe Notes

If you loved our Paneer Butter Masala recipe then you would definitely like to try more of our best paneer recipes here.
The butter paneer recipes can also be made in another way as Paneer Makhani here.

Key Ingredients: Paneer (cut into rectangles), Tomatoes, Kaju (cashew nuts), Garlic cloves (crushed), Butter, Salt, Red chili powder, Kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves), Sugar, Cream (optional), Milk