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Butter Paneer

A rich tomato and cashew based gravy with butter fried paneer chunks. Serve this dish of butter paneer with steamed rice or hot rotis!

Butter Paneer Butter Paneer


: Kalaimathi

Recipe Servings

: 4

Recipe Cook Time

: 30 Minutes

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  • 250 gm paneer, cut into rectangles

    6 tomatoes, chopped

    15 kaju (cashew nuts)

    5 garlic cloves, crushed

    2 Tbsp butter

    1" cinnamon stick

    Salt, to taste

    Red chili powder, to taste

    2 Tbsp kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves)

    1 tsp sugar

    Cream (Optional)

    2-3 Tbsp milk


Add 1 Tbsp butter in a pan. Once it melts, add garlic, cinnamon and cashews. Fry, till the color changes.

Then add the tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes become soft and add chilli powder & salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes and then grind it into a fine paste.

Take another pan - Add 1 Tbsp butter and grill the paneer pieces till golden brown on both sides. Remove the paneer pieces.

In the same pan add the tomato-cashew paste. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Now add kasoori methi and sugar. Let it simmer for 1 minute.

Add milk, paneer pieces (You can adjust the quantity of milk according to your gravy's consistency).

Top it with cream if desired. Serve.

Key Ingredients: Cottage Cheese, Butter, Tomato




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