by Pallavi Purani

Paneer Butter Masala

The butter masalas in all forms are almost a national favorite. What makes this dish so favourite? Butter masala is a creamy tomato-ey, orange curry which can is flavored with yogurt and fresh cream [Or cream from a carton.

This recipe is part of the 30 day Blogging Marathon for this month. Check out other participants here in the Blogging Marathon page.

Week- 2.

Theme- Traditional.

Dish for Day – Paneer Butter Masala.

Origin- Northern India.

Print Recipe
Paneer Butter Masala
The butter masalas in all forms are almost a national favorite. What makes this dish so favourite? Butter masala is a creamy tomato-ey, orange curry which can is flavored with yogurt and fresh cream [Or cream from a carton.
Course side dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 200 gms Cottage cheese paneer Fresh / [ Cut in cubes of equal size . ...
  • 2 tomatoes . [Medium size]
  • 2 - 3 green chillies .. .
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste . .
  • 1 - 2 tbsps Yogurt Thick . .
  • 1 Onion . Large .
  • 3 tbsps Fresh cream [Or carton cream] .
  • 1 tsp Jeera . ..
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala . .
  • pinch turmeric .
  • to taste Salt .
  • 1 - 2 tbsps methi fenugreek Kasoori [ Dried leaves . ...
  • 2 tbsps Ghee . ..
  • 2 butter blobs of .
Course side dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 200 gms Cottage cheese paneer Fresh / [ Cut in cubes of equal size . ...
  • 2 tomatoes . [Medium size]
  • 2 - 3 green chillies .. .
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste . .
  • 1 - 2 tbsps Yogurt Thick . .
  • 1 Onion . Large .
  • 3 tbsps Fresh cream [Or carton cream] .
  • 1 tsp Jeera . ..
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala . .
  • pinch turmeric .
  • to taste Salt .
  • 1 - 2 tbsps methi fenugreek Kasoori [ Dried leaves . ...
  • 2 tbsps Ghee . ..
  • 2 butter blobs of .
Instructions
  1. Make a paste of onions, green chillies, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and yogurt.
  2. In a pan, heat the ghee and add the jeera.
  3. Once it changes color, add the puree and cook it until the fat comes on top.
  4. Add a blob of butter and add the salt, turmeric and red chilly powder if needed.
  5. Now add the paneer and let it be coated in the masala.
  6. Add the cream and stir well.
  7. Cover and let it simmer for 3-4 min on a medium flame.
  8. Dry Roast the kasoori methi in a pan and add to the dish.
  9. Serve with roti/naan/chapati.
  10. Add the final blob of butter on top.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *