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Paneer Butter Masala

Posted by Geetha on February 2, 2009

paneer butter masala



Red color – 3 drops

Butter – 1 tsp

Chili powder – 1/4 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Fried Onion – 1 tsp (optional) you can use normal onion

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Kastoori methi powder – 1/4 tsp

Ketchup – 1 tsp

Milk – 3/4 cup (to add to gravy)

Milk – 1 cup (to add to spices)

Paneer – 250 grams

Salt – to taste

Tomato paste – 1 tsp or tomato puree (3 tsp)

Heavy Cream – 3 Tsp (optional or else you can use milk 1 cup instead of 3/4 cup)




In a mixing bowl add all the spices, ketchup, little salt, tomato paste and mix these mixtures by adding little by – by milk and mix it well and keep aside. Heat Butter in a pan and once it is done add butter and then add ginger, garlic paste and mix it. Then add onion and fry fro few minutes or you can add crushed onion and then add all the spices mixed with milk and cover these mixtures and cook for 3 minutes and then add salt, Paneer and add rest of the milk and cook till the gravy becomes thick. Paneer

You can add milk according to your thickness of your gravy. If you’re adding heavy cream you can add it now and cook for 2 mins. Finally add food color and cook for few minutes and serve hot with Naan, chappathi.




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