Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Paneer Butter Masala

       Paneer  is rich in calcium and protein. Paneer butter masala goes well with roti or even with Pulav.

Serves up to 3-4 people
Preparation time:1 hour


200 grams of paneer
2 large onions
2 large tomatoes
1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp of red chilli powder(~spice level)
1 tsp of coriander powder
2 tsp of garam masala
1/2 stick of butter
2 tbsp of heavy cream
1 tbsp of kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
oil for frying
salt as required


1.Add 1 tsp of oil to the preheated skillet and then add chopped onion,  saute till the raw smell disappears. Allow the onions to cool and grind it in to a paste.
2.Grind the tomatoes separately.  To the pan add butter and when the butter is melted add onion paste and ginger-garlic paste. Saute till nice aroma comes and add tomatoes and little salt.
3.Saute in simmer flame for 30 minutes and then add red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and remaining salt. Close the lid for 15 minutes.
4.Cut paneer in to small squares. Fry paneer separately in oil till it turns golden brown. Add the fried paneer and kasoori methi to the pan and bring it to boil. 
5.Add heavy cream and stir for 2 minutes. Paneer  butter masala is ready. Serve with roti.

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