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Paneer Makhani

Paneer simmered in a wealthy, creamy tomato primarily based gravy… Straightforward to make and tastes precisely like that of the restaurant type paneer butter masala. Serve paneer makhani with any Indian flatbread or pulao / jeera rice. Take pleasure in!

Components (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Paneer – 300 gm , cubed

2. Butter – 2 tbsp

3. Ginger – half of inch, roughly chopped

Inexperienced chilies – 2

4. Tomato puree – of three medium tomatoes

5. Turmeric powder – 1/Four tsp

Chilly powder – half of tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Cumin powder – half of tsp

6. Kasoori methi – 1/Eight tsp

Garam masala powder – half of tsp

7. Heavy cream / recent cream – half of cup

Milk – half of – 3/Four cup

8. Sugar – 1 – 2 pinches

Kasoori methi – 1/Eight tsp

9. Salt – To style

10. Cilantro – 2 – Three tbsp (elective)


1. Grind ginger and inexperienced chilies to a superb paste within the small jar of a mixie.

2. Warmth 2 tbsp butter in a kadai over medium warmth. Add ginger-green chilly paste and prepare dinner for a minute. Add floor tomato, salt and prepare dinner coated for 10 – 15 minutes till moisture is totally gone and butter separates. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Prepare dinner over low warmth till their uncooked odor is totally gone. Add kasoori methi and garam masala powder. Combine effectively.

3. Add heavy cream and blend effectively. Subsequent add milk. Add salt and 1 – 2 pinches of sugar. Stir repeatedly for a couple of minutes till it involves a boil. Add a pinch of kasoori methi,  paneer items and prepare dinner coated for a couple of minutes over low warmth. Swap off. Style verify for salt.  Add a tsp of butter and a pinch of garam masala powder, if required. Lastly sprinkle some cilantro. Serve after 10 minutes. It goes effectively with naan / pulao and so on.


* You may add cashew paste, in the event you favor. Soak 8 – 10 cashews in sizzling water for 10 minutes. Grind to a really superb paste including water / milk. Add it after step 2. Prepare dinner for a few minutes after which add heavy cream.

Recipe courtesy – Nipa Dan