Thursday, February 28, 2008

Paneer Butter Masala

Now here is one of my personal favorite dishes Paneer Butter Masala :)


Tomatoes - 3 medium
Onion - 1 big
Green chillies - 2 medium
Butter - 2 tbsp
Cashews - 1 Rice Cooker cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
Cooked Peas - 1/2 cup
Shajeera - less than 1/4th spoon
Jeera - less than 1/4th spoon
Elachi -1
Cinnamon Stick - 1 small
Sour Cream - 1/4 cup

1) Boil Diced Onions and Cashews until the raw smell disappears
2) Add 1 tbsp Butter + Oil in a pan and fry paneer cubes
3) Remove paneer cubes and in the same pan, add all the spices and fry them for a while
4) Add Green Chillies and Diced Tomatoes to the pan. Fry until everything comes together.
5) Grind 1 + 4
6) Add 1 tbsp butter + oil to the pan and add Ginger Garlic Paste. After the raw smell disappears, add 5 along with cooked peas to the pan.
) After the gravy comes together, add paneer cubes and sour cream. Continue to cook for 10 more minutes on low heat.
8) Add Chilli Powder according to the spice level at the end.

Paneer butter masala can be best served with Pulav, Paratha or naan.

Bon appetite
~ CG


Mona said...

It looks scrumptious!! So mouth watering!
Have added you to the blogroll!

Cool Girl said...

Thank you Mona :)

So nice of you for including me in your blogroll...