Indian style Paneer Butter Masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Who wouldn't love Indian paneer gravy? And when it is made with a wonderful blend of paneer chunks and desi spices, it is absolutely irresistible.

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  • Paneer - 20 cubes
  • Tomatoes - 1/2 kg (puree)
  • Onions - 7 medium-sized
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 3 to 4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
  • Dhaniya powder - 2 tsp
  • Cream - 1/2 cup
  • Red colour powder - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 3 to 4 tsp
  • Oil and salt

How to Make Indian style Paneer Butter Masala

  • Fry paneer in ghee until it becomes golden brown.
  • Dip the paneer cubes in hot water immediately, so that they will be soft.
  • Fry onions in oil till golden brown and add the chilli powder, garam masala, ginger-garlic paste.
  • Put the dhania powder in the gravy.
  • Now add the tomato puree to the gravy and allow it to boil.
  • Now add the paneer cubes to the masala, sprinkle the food colour and allow it to boil for 5 more mins.
  • Add the coriander leaves after switching the gas and decorate it with fresh cream.