Paneer Butter Masala by Atul Sharma

Paneer Butter Masala is a favorite among vegetarians and kids go crazy over it. Lets have how Paneer Butter Masala can be made at home paneer_butter_masala


Butter                                      – 100  Grams

Paneer                                    –  250 Grams

Onion                                     – 3 Large

Tomato                                  –  2 Medium

Ginger Garlic Paste            –  1 Tsp

Cashews                               –  50 Grams

Kashmiri Chilli Powder    – 2 Tsp

Coriander Powder             – 1 Tsp

Sugar                                    – 1 Tsp

Fresh Cream                       – 2 Tbsp

Kasuri Methi                      – 1 Tsp

Coriander Leaves             – 1 Sprig

Dry Masalas

Bay Leaf                         – 1

Cardamon                     – 3 pods

Cloves                             – 5-6 Nos

Cinammon                    – 1 inch

Black Cardamon          – 1

Mace                               – 1/2 Tsp

Kus Kus                          – 1 Tsp



  1. Soak the cashews in warm water for half an hour and the grind to a fine paste
  2. Dry roast all the dry masalas till a good aroma comes
  3. Let it cool and the grind in a pestle and mortar to a fine powder
  4. Grill the paneer in a pan till golden brown
  5. Put the butter in a pan and saute the Onions and add ginger garlic paste
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till well done
  7. Switch off the gas and let the mixture cool
  8. Once cool, add little water and grind to a fine paste
  9. Saute the Onion – Tomato paste in a pan
  10. Add the ground dry masala, chili powder, coriander powder and cook through
  11. Add the cashew paste and cook for two minutes
  12. Cut the grilled paneer into small pieces and add to the gravy
  13. Season with salt
  14. Add 1 Tsp of Sugar
  15. Add the kasuri methi
  16. Stir in the fresh cream and switch of the gas
  17. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and fresh crumbled Paneer Butter Masala is ready.


Good to have it with Hot Parathas/ Rotis or Naans or even Fired Rice

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