Butter Paneer


Butter Paneer is a North Indian vegetarian dish made of Paneer (Cottage Cheese).

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time:  30 Minutes

Servings: 4 Persons

Main Ingredients: Paneer (Cottage Cheese), Butter

Cuisine: North India

Course / Category: Curry

Tags: Paneer Dish, Vegetarian recipe


Butter Paneer


Ingredients

200 – 250 gms Paneer (cottage cheese)

2 tbsp butter

1 cups chopped onion

3 – 4 garlic crushed

1 inch ginger crushed, 1 inch grated

1 tsp garam masala

1 bay leaf

1 tsp fenugreek leaves

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp salt

4 – 5 tomatoes (pureed)

1 – 2 green chilly (slit)

½ tsp red chilly powder

1/4 cup almonds, plus more for topping

2 tbsp cream

1 tblsp oil

2 tbsp cashew (soaked & paste)

200 grams paneer, cut in cubes

1.5 cups water

½ tsp sugar

Chopped cilantro for garnish


Method

1. Heat oil & butter.

2. Add bay leaf & sauté for 10 sec.

3. Add ginger garlic & sauté till raw smell goes.

4. Add pureed tomato & mix well.

5. Add red chilly powder & stir well until oil starts leavin the side.

6. Add cashew paste & stir till oil starts leaving the masala.

7. Add water & stir. Sim on low flame

8. Add grated ginger, green chilly , salt & sugar & sim till curry becomes thicken.

9. Add paneer & cook for 2 – 3 minutes until they become soft.

10. Put into it fenugreek leaves & garam masala.

11. Garnish with coriander & fresh cream.

Serve with roti, rice etc.


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