Friday, December 19, 2008

Paneer Butter Masala

paneer - 200 gms
onions - 2
tomatoes - 2
butter - 2 tbsp
salt to taste
orange colour - 2 pinches
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
corriander powder - 1 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
corriander leaves to garnish
water - 2 cups
oil to fry

- cut paneer into cubes
- add oil to a pan and fry the paneer till they turn golden brown
- add fried paneer to water and then leave them to rest in water for 5 minutes
- squeeze the water and keep them aside
- make a thick paste using onions
- make a thick paste with tomatoes
- in a pan, add butter and add the onion paste and fry
- fry them ubtil its leaves its raw smell and til the oil starts seperating
- to it add the ginger garlic paste, salt and tomato paste
- fry
- now to this add the colour, red chilli powder and corriander powder.
- add garam masala and fry well
- if necessary add a little water to this
- close the pan with a lid and leave it to simmer for 10 minutes
- to this add the paneer and the corriander leaves and leave it in low flame for another 3 - 4 minutes
- add the cumin powder to this now and mix well
- the masala and the colour will get coated to the paneer and then it will taste too great

- tastes good with chappathi and fried rice


asha said...

if u add cashew paste and little sugar to this gravey it will be awesome

asha said...

if u add cashew paste and little sugar to the gravy it will be awesome