Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Paneer Butter Masala/Paneer Makhani

Paneer Butter Masala/Paneer Makhani , a very common & popular North-Indian dish, is a rich ,creamy and buttery flavored one which pairs well with rotis ,naans, rice etc. The paneer cubes along with green peas in a thick and delicious gravy is a party meal in itself and u may need no other side dish or fries along with this.





 Ingredients:
courtesy:Lakshmi Nair


Greenpeas 1 cup
Paneer 2 cup (cut in squares)
Water 1 1/2 cups
Onion sliced 2
red chilli powder 1 tsp
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Tomato paste 2
Fresh Cream 1/4 cup
Cashew (soaked in water) 25gm
Garam masala 3/4 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1/4 tsp
Kasuri Methi 1/4 tsp
Butter 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves 1/4 cup
Red food color
Oil 1 tbsp
Tomato Sauce 2 tbsp




Method:


1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute onions in it. Saute a bit ; no need to make it brown.


2.Make a paste of these onions along with the soaked cashews.


3. Melt some butter in a pan and add ginger-garlic paste to it.Saute for 2-3 minutes .


4.Now add red chilli powder & then tomato paste & tomato sauce to it. Saute till this dries up a bit and leaves the sides of the pan.


5.Add green peas to it and some water .


6.When the green peas are cooked well, add the onion+cashew paste,cumin powder,garam masala, kasuri methi, salt & paneer. No need to fry the paneer. Add red color to it and let it boil for 5 minutes.


7.Garnish with cream , coriander leaves and butter.








 




8 comments:

  1. Feel like finishing that whole bowl,highly irresistible..

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  2. Delicious :) Looks so inviting :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. yummy and delightful...dish...
    wonderful space...
    i'm happy to follow you...
    do stop at my blog if you find time :)
    Happy Blogging!!!!
    Food Blog News Daily
    Good Food Recipes

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is a delish..one of my fav restaurant dish..looks absolutely inviting. Beautiful clicks too.

    ReplyDelete
  5. wow lovely..........nd my fav....

    ReplyDelete
  6. hassu..irresistable da ;)

    ReplyDelete
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Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Paneer Butter Masala/Paneer Makhani

Paneer Butter Masala/Paneer Makhani , a very common & popular North-Indian dish, is a rich ,creamy and buttery flavored one which pairs well with rotis ,naans, rice etc. The paneer cubes along with green peas in a thick and delicious gravy is a party meal in itself and u may need no other side dish or fries along with this.





 Ingredients:
courtesy:Lakshmi Nair


Greenpeas 1 cup
Paneer 2 cup (cut in squares)
Water 1 1/2 cups
Onion sliced 2
red chilli powder 1 tsp
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Tomato paste 2
Fresh Cream 1/4 cup
Cashew (soaked in water) 25gm
Garam masala 3/4 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1/4 tsp
Kasuri Methi 1/4 tsp
Butter 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves 1/4 cup
Red food color
Oil 1 tbsp
Tomato Sauce 2 tbsp




Method:


1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute onions in it. Saute a bit ; no need to make it brown.


2.Make a paste of these onions along with the soaked cashews.


3. Melt some butter in a pan and add ginger-garlic paste to it.Saute for 2-3 minutes .


4.Now add red chilli powder & then tomato paste & tomato sauce to it. Saute till this dries up a bit and leaves the sides of the pan.


5.Add green peas to it and some water .


6.When the green peas are cooked well, add the onion+cashew paste,cumin powder,garam masala, kasuri methi, salt & paneer. No need to fry the paneer. Add red color to it and let it boil for 5 minutes.


7.Garnish with cream , coriander leaves and butter.








 




8 comments:

  1. Feel like finishing that whole bowl,highly irresistible..

    ReplyDelete
  2. Delicious :) Looks so inviting :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. yummy and delightful...dish...
    wonderful space...
    i'm happy to follow you...
    do stop at my blog if you find time :)
    Happy Blogging!!!!
    Food Blog News Daily
    Good Food Recipes

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is a delish..one of my fav restaurant dish..looks absolutely inviting. Beautiful clicks too.

    ReplyDelete
  5. wow lovely..........nd my fav....

    ReplyDelete
  6. hassu..irresistable da ;)

    ReplyDelete