Tuesday, January 1, 2013

PANNER BUTTER MASALA - Home cooked Style

I have already posted a recipe on Paneer Butter Masala - restuarant style. Though it is a fool proof recipe and tastes great, I prefer to make it with fresh ingredients for every day cooking.My daughter loves paneer and I make this dish almost every alternate week end.

Paneer Butter Masala


Onions chopped1 medium sized
Tomato chopped3 medium sized
Paneer cubed1.5 cups (or as desired)   
Green chillies1
Chilli powder1 tsp
Coriander powder1 tsp
Ginger minced2 tsp
Kasuri Methi1 tablespoon
Salt1 tsp
Cream/thick milk1/2 cup
Butter2 tablespoon

1) Grind together tomato and ginger.
2) Heat the butter in a pan and add onions & green chillies and saute until it becomes translucent
Paneer Butter Masala - Step 1

3) Add the tomato paste and cook. Add more water if required
4) Add chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt and bring it to a boil
Paneer Butter Masala - Step 1

5) Close the pan and cook in a medium flame until the butter/oil separates out
6) Meanwhile slightly fry the paneer in a tawa
Paneer Butter Masala - Step 1

7) Add Kasuri methi leaves ad mix well
8) Finally add the milk/cream and the fried paneer
Paneer Butter Masala - Step 1

Immerse the panneer is hot water to 5 minutes to make it soft
If no cream is available, evaporated milk can also be added


  1. looks so creamy My family is addicted to this

  2. ur remtping me vth ur pics dear..super yummy n perfect 4 parties.best combo vth rotis!!
    Wishing you & family a very Happy New Year !!

  3. Love the creamy paneer in sauce.hope u liked it.

  4. Best one with Roti...

  5. My favorite,creamy and rich paneer curry

  6. Rich and delicious gravy.. My all time favorite..

  7. Your recipe is looks awsme, you give the easiest way to prepare this recipe, from your recipe tips many people gets advantage. Regards, Paneer Butter Masala