Yummy Paneer Butter Masala

A yummy and easy to make recipe.

Yummy Paneer Butter Masala | Pachakam

Yummy Paneer Butter Masala

A yummy and easy to make recipe.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Sharanya Subramaniam

Published On: 31 Mar 2011

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Heat butter in a pan. Add capsicum and saute for a while until it turns crunchy. Keep aside.

Step 2

Add butter to the kadai. Once hot add paneer cubes and shallow fry until golden brown.

Step 3

Tranfer this fried paneer into a cup of cold water and keep aside.(This step is essential otherwise paneer wld turn too crunchy and will not absorb the spices).

Step 4

In the same pan, add jeera and once it splutters add the onions and saute until golden brown.

Step 5

Grind tomato and soaked cashews without adding water to a fine paste.

Step 6

Once the onion is done, add the tomato-cashew paste.

Step 7

To this, add turmeric, red chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt and saute until the raw smell of tomato and spices goes off and oil separates.

Step 8

To this add the fried paneer and some water and simmer for 5-8 minutes.

Step 9

Now add capsicum and simmer only for 2 minutes. Make sure capsicum remains crispy and not chewy.

Step 10

Once done, garnish with crushed fenugreek leaves.

Step 11

You may add a dash of cream just before serving.

Step 12

Enjoy with roti/paratha/nan/chapati of your choice.

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