Paneer Makhani Recipe

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

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

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