Butter paneer masala..

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Butter paneer masala is one the famous dishes of paneer. Although the pic is not looking so appealing, but the taste was super yum. In fact, it was made for 6 people but got finished off among 4 only 😛 . Lets move on its recipe.

Ingredients:

* Paneer-1 cup (cut into pieces)
* Tomato-1 cup (diced)
* Onion-1/2 cup (diced)
* Cashewnut-1/4 cup
* Green chilli-2 nos.
* Cinnamon-1″
* Cardamom-2 nos.
* Clove-2 nos.
* Bay leaf-1 pc.
* Kasuri methi-2 tsp
* Garam masala-1 tsp
* Tomato puree-3 tbsp
* Curd- 2 tbsp
* Honey-1/2 tsp (optional)
* Fresh cream-2 tbsp
* Garlic paste-1 tsp
* Salt-to taste
* Butter-1-2 tbsp
* Oil-1 tbsp

Method:

-> In a wok take diced tomato, onion, cashewnut and green chilli. Add 1½ cups of water and cook for about 7-10 minutes. Let it cools down a bit and then make its paste in blender.
-> Now in a skillet or a wok, take oil and butter (oil prevents burning of butter).
-> Add garlic paste and cook for 1-2 minutes till it turns light brown.
-> Now add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf, crushed kasuri mehi and garam masala.
-> Add tomato puree and the blended paste. Cook till oil separates.
-> Add salt and curd (beat it well before adding).
-> Now add paneer (either dipped in warm water or fried, however you like it). Cook on slow flame for another 2-3 minutes.
-> Switch off the stove and add cream & honey (optional).

Serve hot with roti/paratha/naan! 🙂

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