Thursday, June 25, 2015

Paneer Butter Masala

Another restaurant type curry easily made at home with minimum ingredients. Another recipe picked from Veg Recipes of India.

Ingredients :
Paneer : 200- 250 gms
Butter : 2 tbsp
Bay Leaf : 1
Ginger :1 inch
Garlic : 5 to 6 pods
Tomato : 4 to 5 (blanched and pureed)
Green Chilli : 2 - 3
Cashew : 8- 10 (soaked in hot water and ground into paste)
Sugar : 1/4 tsp
Salt according to Taste
Kasuri Methi : 2 tsp crushed with palms
Coriander Leaves : for garnishing (1 tbsp)

Procedure :

1. Heat butter in a pan and add bay leaf and let it cook till it is fragrant.
2. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 10-15sec.
3. Add tomato puree and saute till it leaves oil on the sides.
4. Add red chilli powder and cashew paste.
5. Add water and let it come to a boil.
6. Add salt, sugar and green chilli followed by paneer cubes.
7. Let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add crushed kasuri methi and garam masala and stir well.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with chapati/ naan.