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Paneer Makhani Recipe

Paneer Makhani

A heavenly dish with tender chunks of paneer cooked in a rich gravy of tomatoes, butter and cream.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients of Paneer Makhani

  • 1/2 kg paneer tikka or you can use paneer chunks also
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp kala jeera (black cumin)
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • Salt - to taste
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • A few strips of green chillies, cut lengthwise, for garnish

How to Make Paneer Makhani

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Heat the butter and oil, and when the butter melts, add the kala jeera and then the tomato puree and cook over high heat.
Stir a few times, till the mixture comes to a boil, and then simmer till the puree splutters.
Add the salt and paneer and turn around a few times till coated with the puree and heated through.
Add the cream and turn around a few times till well blended and hot.
Serve immediately, garnished with the green chillies.
Note: If serving later, add the cream and shut off the heat, and re-heat and proceed with the rest, later.
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