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Jan 14

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients:

Paneer – 200gms
butter/oil – 2 tbsp
cumin (jeera) seeds – 1 tsp
ginger and garlic paste – 2 tsp
Onion (chopped) – 2 small
tomato ketchup – 4 tbsp
tomato puree – 4 tbsp
kasuri methi powder – 1 tsp
coriander powder – 2 tsp
garaam masala powder – 1 tsp
turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
milk – 1 cup
coriander leaves
salt – to taste
Steps:
  1. In a pan heat butter/oil
  2. Add cumin(jeera) seeds
  3. Add 1-2 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute for 2- 3 mins
  4. Add 2 small chopped onions and saute until translucent
  5. Now remove this mixture from the pan
  6. In the same pan now add 4 tbsp tomato ketchup + 4 tbsp tomato puree + kasuri methi + coriander powder + garam masala powder + termeric  powder + salt to taste.
  7. saute for a minute and then add 1 cup milk and keep steering until comes to a boil. Now add the onion mixture made earlier and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add paneer cubes and then let it cook for a minute.
  9. Switch off the stove and add chopped coriander leaves
  10. Serve hot with rice or Roti (Indian bread) and enjoy :)

Make a slight variation to this recipe by adding green peas while you saute the onions. This  will give you a new recipe of  ”matar paneer” :)