Butter Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Butter Paneer

  • For marinating the paneer:
  • Mix the paneer cubes with curd, a spoonful of ginger garlic paste, a pinch of salt, red chilli powder and a pinch of garam masala powder.
  • Add the tandoor colour if desired. Refrigerate overnight.
  • For boiled onion paste:
  • Boil the onions and tomatoes with one bay leaf, 3/4 cardamoms and a half a tea spoon of ghee in water.
  • Cool the mixture.
  • Remove the bay leaf. Add ginger garlic paste and the cashew nuts.
  • Grind to a smooth paste.
  • Grill the paneer until the ends are browned.
  • Heat the ghee in a vessel, and add whole garam masala.
  • Fry a little add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder and fry.
  • Now add the tomato puree. Balance curd and cook till it thickens. Add the boiled onion paste and cook till oil separates.
  • Add the kasoori mehti and cook till it resembles a thick gravy. Add salt and sugar.
  • Now add the grilled paneer and cook for a few minutes. Add beaten fresh cream just before serving.
  • Do not garnish with coriander leaves. Ready to serve.