Paneer Butter Masala Recipe:

Now a days paneer butter masala is one of the most prominent recipe in Indian cusine and it is originated from punjab  every one likes this recipe because of its delicious yummy taste consists of little  spicy, mild sweetness  this gravy dish must be served  in each and every Indian restaurant. The usage of paneer or cottage cheese increases now-a-days mostly for vegetarian recipes  and also non-vegetarians also likes these paneer recipes. Paneer butter masala is the best combination while having chapati’s , roti’s , pulka’s because of creamy , smoothness of this recipe kids also like’s very much and it is good option for breakfast or lunch box along with chapati’s, roti’s, it is also reduces your hungriness very easy .

Here for getting colour you may use organic tomatoes or kashmiri red chilli powder instead of food colour due to this good for your health and every one must try this recipe don’t eat outside it may cause harmful to your health so you prepare in your home if possible here i mentioned very easy step by step process even beginners also cook easily after seeing my recipes blog and it takes very less time to prepare also. At first time i ate this recipe in restaurant then i felt good taste and also i love paneer recipes so much that’s why i search in cook book’s later i try this recipe in my home and get good taste my hubby also praises me a lot so guys all of you try this recipe and tell me your opinion.


  • 200 gms Paneer
  • 5 medium sized Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Cashews
  • 1 Green chilies
  • 2 inch Ginger
  • 12 or 15 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp Fresh cream
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Required amount of Salt
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • Coriander leaves

Preparation Steps

  1. Soak cashews till 2 or 3 hrs, chop tomatoes in to long big size pieces and keep them aside. Heat 1 tbsp butter in wide bottomed pan add cinnamon stick , green chilli fry it few seconds on medium flame add ginger , garlic cloves again mix it for sometime .
  2. Add chopped tomatoes cook it on high flame saute it well now switch off the flame let it be cool later transfer it into a blender and make thick smooth paste there is no need to add water , move it to a bowl . Now grind soaked cashews in a blender add little amount of water and make into a smooth paste keep it aside.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp butter in the same pan add red chilli powder mix it well now add tomato paste what we prepare before stir it occasionally till raw smell comes out now add coriander powder cook it for 2 mins on medium flame to close the lid . Now add cashew paste mix it well again the close the lid cook it on low flame stir it occasionally if it becomes tight add little amount of water again mix it .
  4. Add salt ,fresh cream , stir it now add paneer cubes mix it cover the pan and cook it for 2 mins on low flame later add garam masala powder now cook it on low flame add kasuri methi finally add butter later cover the pan stir it occasionally till a nice aroma comes out , otherwise there is a chance the consistency stick to the pan add little bit of water.
  5. Now switch off the flame serve hot hot Paneer Makhani Masala by garnishing with fresh cream and coriander leaves.