Paneer Makhani

This recipe is also called "Butter masala".


  1. paneer-250gms
  2. curds-1/2 cup
  3. butter-2tblsp
  4. fresh cream-100gms
  5. salt-to taste
  6. garam masala powder-1 tsp
  7. red chilli powder-1 or 2 tsp
  8. dhania powder-1 tsp
  9. jeera powder-1 tsp
  10. turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  11. ghee or oil-2 tblsp
  12. corriander leaves or kasuri methi-for decoration
  13. green chillies-2 to 3 paste
  14. raw onion paste-1/4 cup
  15. cashew nut paste-1/4 cup
  16. ginger paste-1 tsp
  17. garlic paste-1 tsp
  18. tomato puree-1/2 cup
  19. sugar-1 tsp


  1. cut the paneer into cubes and deep fry or shaloow fry in oil or ghee lightly.
  2. add curds mix well and keep aside.
  3. in a kadai,add ghee or oil,add onion paste,ginger-garlic paste saute for a while.
  4. add all dry powders and cook for a while.
  5. add tomato puree and cook for 5 minutes
  6. add cream,1/2 cup water,after some time add cashew paste,cook for 5 minutes.
  7. add paneer pieces,add butter and garnish with corriander or kasuri methi leaves.
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