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Paneer Makhani

Paneer simmered in a wealthy, creamy tomato based mostly gravyโ€ฆ Simple to make and tastes precisely like that of the restaurant type paneer butter masala. Serve paneer makhani with any Indian flatbread or pulao / jeera rice. Get pleasure from!

Substances (Serves 3 โ€“ 4)

1. Paneer โ€“ 300 gm , cubed

2. Butter โ€“ 2 tbsp

3. Ginger โ€“ half of inch, roughly chopped

Inexperienced chilies โ€“ 2

4. Tomato puree โ€“ of three medium tomatoes

5. Turmeric powder โ€“ 1/Four tsp

Chilly powder โ€“ half of tsp

Coriander powder โ€“ 1 tsp

Cumin powder โ€“ half of tsp

6. Kasoori methi โ€“ 1/Eight tsp

Garam masala powder โ€“ half of tsp

7. Heavy cream / contemporary cream โ€“ half of cup

Milk โ€“ half of โ€“ 3/Four cup

8. Sugar โ€“ 1 โ€“ 2 pinches

Kasoori methi โ€“ 1/Eight tsp

9. Salt โ€“ To style

10. Cilantro โ€“ 2 โ€“ Three tbsp (elective)


1. Grind ginger and inexperienced chilies to a effective paste within the small jar of a mixie.

2. Warmth 2 tbsp butter in a kadai over medium warmth. Add ginger-green chilly paste and prepare dinner for a minute. Add floor tomato, salt and prepare dinner coated for 10 โ€“ 15 minutes till moisture is totally gone and butter separates. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Prepare dinner over low warmth till their uncooked scent is totally gone. Add kasoori methi and garam masala powder. Combine properly.

3. Add heavy cream and blend properly. Subsequent add milk. Add salt and 1 โ€“ 2 pinches of sugar. Stir constantly for a couple of minutes till it involves a boil. Add a pinch of kasoori methi,ย  paneer items and prepare dinner coated for a couple of minutes over low warmth. Change off. Style test for salt.ย  Add a tsp of butter and a pinch of garam masala powder, if required. Lastly sprinkle some cilantro. Serve after 10 minutes. It goes properly with naan / pulao and so on.


* You possibly can add cashew paste, when you desire. Soak 8 โ€“ 10 cashews in sizzling water for 10 minutes. Grind to a really effective paste including water / milk. Add it after step 2. Prepare dinner for a few minutes after which add heavy cream.

Recipe courtesy โ€“ Nipa Dan