Paneer Butter Masala or Paneer Makhani is a popular North Indian main-course dish. This dish can be enjoyed with naan, roti or rice.
Paneer 200 gms cut in cubes
2 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp oil
2 Onions cut in cubes
4 tomatoes cut in cubes
A bay leaf
Cinnamon- small piece
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Garlic pods 8-10
Ginger- small piece
Dry fenugreek leaves- 1 tsp
Salt as required
Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Honey/sugar- 1 tsp
Fresh cream 4 tbsp
some fresh coriander
In a wok, add butter, cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon sticks and stir fry it for few minutes.
Add garlic and ginger and fry for a minute.
Add the onions and cook until they are cooked and tender.
Add the tomatoes and cook for about 2 – 4 minutes.
Add the cashew nuts, salt to taste and water and cover the wok with a lid on a medium high flame for about 10 – 12 minutes.
Once cooked, let it cool down slightly and then add this to a mixture along with little water and blend for about 30 – 40 seconds.
Strain this mixture into another bowl to avoid lumps.
In a wok, add the butter and oil.
Add a bay leaf followed by red chilli powder and stir well. Then quickly add the strained mixture to it and cook for about 4 – 5 minutes.
Add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and mix well.
Using hands, crush the fenugreek leaves and add to the gravy.
Add honey and then stir in the fresh cream.
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