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Paneer Butter Masala recipe
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Paneer butter masala

Paneer butter masala
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1/8 cup coriander seeds
  • 5-6 dry red chillies
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped green chilli
  • 1.5 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garama masala
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 cup paneer - diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream


  • Dry Roast Coriander seeds and red chilli until its aromatic and coriander seeds starts popping. Grind to a fine powder.Paneer Butter Masala
  • Melt Butter, Saute finely chopped onions until it is brown.
  • Put in chopped green chilli, ginger garlic paste. Mix well and saute for a minute
  • Add very finely chopped tomatoes and turmeric powder. Mix well. Close and cook until it gets mushy
  • Goes in Garam masala and salt.
  • Together add the powdered masala from step 1. Mix and fry for a minute
  • Add water, Close and cook until it comes to a boil.
  • Add crushed kasuri methi to it and mix well.
  • Mix well and switch off. Let it cool and then grind to a fine paste.
  • Add paneer cubes, close and cook for 2 min in medium flame.
  • Finally add some fresh cream and mix before serving