Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Want to delight your family with some succulent and tasty Paneer Butter Masala? Here is a quick recipe that will have them licking their fingers!

Here is all you will need to prepare Paneer Butter Masala:

Ingredients Quantity
Cottage cheese (paneer),cut into triangles 500 grams
Butter 5 tablespoons
Oil 1 teaspoon
Bay leaves 2
Cloves 2
Cinnamon 2 one-inch sticks
Dried red chillies,broken 2
Coriander seeds,crushed 2 tablespoons
Onion ,sliced 1 medium
Ginger paste 2 teaspoons
Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Tomatoes,chopped 5-6 medium
Salt to taste
Kasoorimethi ,crushed 1/2 teaspoon
Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

How to prepare:

To make Panner Butter Masala you have to heat three tablespoons butter with one teaspoon oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chilies and half of the crushed coriander seeds. Saute the ingredients for half a minute. Add onion and stir-fry for thirty seconds. Next add ginger paste and garlic paste to the pan. Cook for another thirty seconds. Add coriander powder, red chili powder and tomatoes. Cook on high heat till oil leaves the masala. Puree the mixture. Heat the remaining butter in a pan, cook the pureed mixture for two minutes. Add paneer pieces and salt. Add half a cup of water. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes. Sprinkle kasoorimethi and mix in lightly. Remove from heat and mix in cream. Serve hot, garnished with remaining crushed coriander seeds