Punjabi Style ‘Paneer Butter Masala’ at Home

30 April 24


Step 1

Heat some butter or oil in a pan.

Step 2

Add cardamom and chopped onions to the pan. Then add tomatoes, ginger, garlic, cashews, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric, salt and sugar.

Step 3

Saute it for 2-3 minutes until it becomes a soft and mushy paste.

Step 4

Put the paste in a blender and add one cup of water to it. Make a smooth puree out of it.

Step 5

Pour some oil into a pan and roast paneer cubes in it. Once the paneer cubes turn golden brown, keep them aside.

Step 6

Heat some butter in a pan. Add cardamoms, bay leaf, cinamon, and cloves to it. After a while, add the tomato puree to the pan. Add a little more red chilli powder and water (if needed).

Step 7

Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook. You can add a little more salt if needed.

Step 8

After the gravy becomes thick, add the golden paneer cubes to it. Also, add 2-3 tablespoons of cream and cook it a while longer.

Step 9

Finally, garnish it with fresh coriander. Serve with garlic butter naan, and enjoy the Punjabi style Paneer Butter Masala at home.

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