Butter Paneer Masala

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Butter Paneer Masala is perhaps the most often ordered veg dish when eating out . It is a must have in every party, family functions, marriages... It is one of the regulars in most homes weekly menu.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • Paneer cut into small pieces 500 grams
  • 5 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 2 leaves Bay Leaves 2 bay
  • 2 cloves 2
  • 2 inch Cinnamon one
  • 2 Red Chillies dried broken
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds crushed
  • 1 Onion sliced medium
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 8 tbsp Khus Khus or kaju, or milk kaju soaked in little milk for hour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • Cream 2 tablespoon fresh
  • Tomato 5 chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 / Kasuri methi teaspoon


  • Heat 3 tablespoons butter and one teaspoon oil in a kadai.
  • Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies and the crushed coriander seeds.
  • Sauté for half a minute.
  • Add onion and stir-fry for one minute and add ginger paste and garlic paste.
  • Cook for another thirty seconds.
  • Cook on high heat till oil leaves the masala. .
  • Puree the tomatoes, fried onion, kaju-milk, haldi, red chilli powder to a smooth paste.
  • Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick pan and cook the mixture for two minutes.
  • Add paneer pieces and salt.
  • Add half a cup of water. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes.
  • Add half a cup of water. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes.
  • Sprinkle the kasuri Methi.
  • Lastly add the fresh Cream and serve hot with rice, phulkas, Naan etc.

Recipe Notes

Adjust gravy consistency as per your requirement.
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