Paneer Makhni (Butter Paneer)

Paneer Makhni (Butter Paneer)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 45

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • FOR PANEER MARINADE: 250 gram cubed paneer 1/4.cup yoghurt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds ground

  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel powder

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powdee

  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 small pinch of red orange food colouring

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • FOR GRAVY: 1 onion medium onion roughly chopped

  • 3 red medium tomatoes roughly chopped

  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

  • 1 green chilli chopped

  • 8 to 10 cashewnuts

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kashmiri chilli powder

  • 2 teaspoon dry fenugreek leaves crushed

  • 1 black cardamom

  • 3 cloves

  • 1/2" one.piece cinnamom

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)

  • 1 small pinch red orange food colour

  • 3 tablespoons oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 4 to 6 sprigs coriander leaves chopped for garnish

Directions

  • 01

    FOR PANEER MARINADE: Mix all ingredients mentioned under marinade

  • 02

    Marinate the paneer cubes in the marinade and leave for 3 to 4 hours or overnight

  • 03

    Cook the paneer along with marinate ion medium heat till nicely sauted and marinade dries

  • 04

    FOR GRAVY: Take a pan.and heat a tablespoon.of oil. Add the cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

  • 05

    Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till translucent

  • 06

    Add chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies some water

  • 07

    Cook till onions and tomatoes are soft. Cool and blend.

  • 08

    In a kadai heat 2 tablespoon oil. Add onion-tomato gravy and let it simmer for a few minutes

  • 09

    HOW TO PROCEED:

  • 10

    To the prepared gravy add the nearly cooked paneer, crushed fenugreek leaves, garam masala powder, bit of colour and chopped coriander leaves

  • 11

    Add 1 tablespoon of butter and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with roti or naan

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