Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter masala is a vegetarian alternative to Butter Chicken . It is an Indian dish of paneer in a spicy and creamy gravy. It can be served with steamed rice or any Indian bread like Rumali Roti , Batoora etc

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 20 minutes

Ingredients :

  1. Paneer cubes – 200 gms
  2. Onion – 1 big
  3. ginger-garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  4. red chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon (or according to your spice level)
  5. Tikka masala powder – 1.5 teaspoon
  6. jeera – 1 pinch
  7. tomato paste – 2 tablespoon
  8. kasuri methi – 1/2 teaspoon
  9. cream ( fresh or tin ) – 3 tablespoon
  10. butter – 2 tablespoon
  11. Coriander leaves

Method :

Step 1: Grind together onion and ginger-garlic to a fine paste.


Step 2 :Heat butter in a pan. Add the onion- ginger-garlic paste to it. Saute till the raw smell disappears.


Step 3: Add Chilly powder , tikka masala powder and jeera. saute well.


Step 4 : Add tomato paste .saute for another couple of minutes. Then add kasuri methi.

Step 5 : Add 1/4 cup water.Mix well. Then paneer cubes .combine well. let it boil.

20191010_1525111396255265025188736.jpg Step 6 : Finally add cream . Sim cook for 2-3 minutes. 


Garnish with coriander leaves / kasuri methi . Switch off the flame. Serve it hot with puri , BhaturaSquare Chapathi etc

Have a look at our other Vegetarian curry recipes !

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