Paneer Butter Masala
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Paneer Butter Masala Recipe | How to Make Paneer Butter Masala

Delicious paneer butter masala recipe. Incredibly delicious and easy Restaurant Style Paneer Butter Masala recipe. Perfect, healthy paneer recipe  

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, indian cuisine
Keyword paneer recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Rekha Kakkar


  • 1 onion large
  • 300 g Tomatoes chopped
  • 2.5 tbsp butter
  • 2 green chilli
  • cinnamon stick
  • 1 inch ginger 1pc
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1.5 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1.5 cup full fat milk
  • coriander for garnish
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 400 g paneer / cottage cheese


  1. Heat up butter in a pan and allow it to melt.
  2. Add ginger, cinnamon stick, green chilli and gently stir fry on slow heat for a minutes.
  3. Add sliced onion and saute them in butter till they become translucent
  4. Now add tomatoes and cook everything together till soft and pulpy.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool a little bit and blend it to a creamy paste.
  6. Now in the same pan heat up .5 tbsp butter and add the pureed makhani gravy paste in the pan.
  7. Add black pepper powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix well
  8. Allow it to simmer for 2-3 minutes and add 2 tbsp of tomato puree in this.
  9. FInally add small quantity of milk at a time and use up all the milk
  10. Let this gravy bubble for few minutes and add paneer cubes in this.
  11. Cook paneer in this butter masala gravy for 3 minutes serve it hot garnished with coriander leaves.