Paneer Butter Masala
Paneer Butter Masala is a very creamy and yummy recipe, Punjabi recipe made with a lot of butter, I have tried to make a simple recipe so that it could help my readers cook easily reading my recipe. Try the recipe below.
Recipe Type: Main Course, Paneer
Cuisine: Punjabi, North Indian
Preperation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
2 cups of cubed paneer or tofu
1 cup of sliced onions
2 tsp of ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp of coriander powder
1 tsp of garam masala
1 tsp of red chilli powder (adjust to your taste)
1 tbsp of canned tomato paste (or 1 cup tomato puree)
2 tsp of tomato ketchup
1 large pinch kasuri methi
¾ cup of milk
¾ cup of cream
2 tbsp of butter or oil
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the paneer/tofu cubes until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
In the same pan, add 1 more tbsp oil and fry the onions until golden brown.
Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute.
Next, add the dhania, garam masala, chilli powder and some salt. Fry for 30 seconds.
To this, add the tomato paste/puree, tomato sauce and kasuri methi. Mix well and add the milk.
Lower fire and cook covered for 5 mins.
Open lid, add the fried paneer/tofu and the cream. Mix well and simmer for 3-4 mins.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with nan, roti, pulao, or jeera rice