Paneer Butter Masala Recipe : Awesomeness of Butter with Paneer

paneer butter masala


paneer butter masalaThis is the much appreciated dish by the lovers of paneer all over the world, who either love to eat the paneer or cook the dish with paneer as the main component. The Paneer Butter Masala Recipe is made from one and only paneer with no other supporting side ingredients unlike the other paneer dishes. It has perfect balance of spiciness, tanginess and creaminess in its taste. There is an irresistible combination of high and subtle flavors.


Onions – 3 units
Tomatoes – 2 units
Tomato sauce- 1 heaped tbsp.
Green chili – 1 piece
Cashew nuts – 8 to 10 piece
Butter – ½ tbsp.
Fresh Milk- 2 cups
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
Paneer/ Cottage Cheese – 100 grams
Bay leaf – ¼ cup
Grated Ginger – 1 inch
Garlic Cloves – 3 pieces
Cinnamon Powder – ½ tsp.
Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp.
Turmeric Powder -1 tsp.
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp.
Garam Masala – ½ tsp.
Kasuri Methi / Fenugreek Leaves – ½ tsp.
Coriander Leaves – ½ cup
Fresh Cream (Malai) – ¼ cup
Water – 1 to 1 ½ cup
Sugar – as per taste
Salt – as per taste


Take the finely chopped onions with the green chilies in a blender or the small chutney jar. Add some grated ginger and chopped garlic. Grind the mixture to form a coarse textured onion paste.
Now, take the soft and tender cashews nuts in the mortal pestle, pour in some water, add some fresh milk and grind it to make the smooth consistent cashew paste.
Heat a non-stick pan or Kadai over a medium flame. Add butter and let it melt.
Add the bay leaf and sauté it for few minutes.

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