Spicy Paneer Butter Masala

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 100 g - paneer cubes
  • 1 - big onion
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 2 - cloves of garlic
  • Ginger - garlic paste
  • 50 g - raisins and cashewnuts
  • 1/2 tsp - poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp -charmagaz
  • 1/2 tsp - food colour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - butter
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - fresh cream

How to Make Spicy Paneer Butter Masala

  • Cut the paneer in cubes.
  • Soak the poppy seeds and charmagaz for 10 mins.
  • Now grind the onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, kaju and kismis and the soaked poppy seeds and charmagaz mixture finely.
  • Heat oil and fry the masala for 10 mins on a medium flame.
  • Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and food colour and mix well.
  • Now add paneer cubes, water and mix well.
  • Cook on a low flame for 5-10 mins.
  • Now add the butter and stir well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and fresh cream.
  • Serve hot with naan or pulao.

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