Paneer Butter Masala From Punjab

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Paneer Butter Masala From Punjab


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 2
  • 450 grams paneer 2 bay leaf 5 medium chopped tomato 2 teaspoon ginger paste 2 tablespoon powdered coriander seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh cream 1 teaspoon refined oil 4 tablespoon butter 1 handful coriander leaves salt as required 2 clove 2 cinnamon 2 red chilli 1 sliced onion 2 teaspoon garlic paste 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi powder


  • Take a pan and add three tablespoons butter with one teaspoon oil in it. Heat it over moderate flame. Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, dried and broken red chilies and half of the crushed coriander seeds. Saute these ingredients for half a minute.
  • Now, add the sliced onions and stir fry till they turn slightly pinkish in hue.Then add ginger-garlic paste. Keep stirring and cook on low flame till the raw smell goes away. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and chopped tomatoes. Cook the mixture on high flame till oil leaves the masala.
  • Once the masala is cooled, puree the mixture. Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick pan over moderate flame. Cook the pureed mixture for two minutes.
  •  Add paneer pieces and salt. Add half a cup of water. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes.Sprinkle kasoori methi and mix in lightly. Remove from heat and transfer the dish to a serving bowl. Mix in cream and serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.