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paneer butter masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword paneer butter masala
Servings 2 people


  • 2 glass water
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 7-8 cloves garlic
  • 8-10 cashews
  • 1 cardamom
  • 8-10 dry red chillies
  • 4 medium onion
  • 4 medium tomato
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream


  • Take a deep pan and add water to it. Add roughly chopped ginger, garlic, cashews and cardamom to it.
  • Add dry red chillies, roughly chopped onions and tomatoes to it.
  • Cover it and boil for 15 minutes. When done, let it cool and blend it smooth.
  • Now heat a pan and add oil to it. Add cumin seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala to it. Quickly mix it, do not burn.
  • Add the prepared puree to it immediately. Mix well.
  • Now add 1 cup of water to it. Mix well. Cover it for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Take out the lid and stir it.
  • Now add salt, butter and kasoori methi(dry fenugreek leaves) to it. Mix well.
  • Add honey to it. Mix well and cover for 2 minutes.
  • At last add fresh cream to it and turn off the heat. Mix well.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl and add paneer to it. (Dip the paneer in hot water for 5 minutes then add to the curry). Serve hot!