Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Creamy paneer masala recipe prepared from a combination of onion, tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste, cashews, and seasoning ingredients. The addition of cream makes it more flavourful.

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Ingredients for Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

  • 250 gram Paneer
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 No.s Bay leaf
  • 1/2 stick Cinnamon   piece
  • 6 No.s Cloves
  • 3 No.s Onions
  • 6 No.s Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 piece Ginger
  • 2 No.s Tomatoes
  • 6 No.s Cashews
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 1 stalk Cilantro

Directions: Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

  • STEP 1.Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a pan on medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves, and saute for few seconds.
  • STEP 2.Then add the the onion, garlic, ginger and saute for 2 to 3 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  • STEP 3.Add the tomatoes and cashews and mix. Then add 1 cup of water.
  • STEP 4.Cover the pan and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • STEP 5.After 15 minutes, remove the pan from heat. Remove the bay leaf, cinnamon stick and cloves.
  • STEP 6.Let the mixture cool down a bit and then transfer to a blender. It’s important to let it cool down a bit else it will all blow up from the mixer.  grind the masala to a smooth paste and set aside.
  • STEP 7.To the same pan now add 2 tablespoons butter along with remaining 1 teaspoon oil on medium heat.
  • STEP 8.Once the butter melts, add the red chili powder and the kashmiri red chili powder and fry for few seconds. This will give the curry a nice red color.
  • STEP 9.Then add the ground paste back into the pan along with the garam masala, cardamom powder, sugar, salt and tomato paste (if using).
  • STEP 10.Mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • STEP 11.Then add the cream and mix.
  • STEP 12.Add in the paneer and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat. Finally add crushed kasuri methi.
  • STEP 13.Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
Nutrition
value
1503
calories per serving
74 g Fat67 g Protein155 g Carbs65 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    74g
  • Protein
    67g
  • Carbs
    155g
  • Fiber
    65g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    155g
  • Protein
    67g
  • Fiber
    65g

Fats

  • Fat
    74g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    2324mg
  • Iron
    20mg
  • Vitamin A
    5125mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    485mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    149mg
  • Vitamin E
    7mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    455mg
  • Manganese
    47mg
  • Phosphorus
    1197mg
  • Selenium
    71mcg
  • Zinc
    11mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp