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Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer in a spicy grvy.

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    •  100 gms Paneer
    •  1/4 cup Onion paste
    •  3 tblsp Vegetable oil
    •  2 Green Chillies
    •  Salt - to taste
    •  1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
    •  1 tsp Dhaniya powder
    •  1 tsp Jeera powder(Cumin seeds)
    •  2 tsp Garam Masala powder
    •  1 tsp Red Chilli powder
    •  ½ tsp Turmeric
    •  3 tsp Fresh Cream
    •  ½ cup Tomato puree
    •  ½ cup Curd(Yougurt)
    •  4 tsp Cashwenut paste
    •  2 tsp Butter
    •  Coriander (Cilantro) for garnishing.


    1. Cut Paneer into medium size pieces.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai & add Onion paste, fry till brown in colour.
    3. Add Green chillies, Ginger garlic paste & fry for 2 mins.
    4. Now add Red Chilli powder, Dhaniya powder, jeera powder, Garam masala, turmeric & salt. Mix well & fry for 3-4 mins.
    5. Add Toamto puree, Curd, Cashwenut paste, Butter, fresh cream & Paneer to it. Mix well & boil for 2-3 mins.
    6. Garnish with Coriander & serve hot with Roti, Kulcha, Naan or Chapati.
    7. TIP: Paneer can also be lightly fried before adding it to the gravy.



    Hi.. Recipe is good & EASY TOO...


    Very good recipe. Would like to know more Paneer recipes..


    very delicious recipie. I would love to have more paneer recipies. Thanks

    Parween Khan

    Dear Soujanya, Nice recipes. hope to have some more on Paneer. paneer Kofta, paneer Malai etcc.. Good luck

    Shweta Shetty

    Come on, dear ' sorry', don't be so picky. It was just a typing error. How do I know about it? Just look at the list of ingredients where she has typed Tomatoes spelling right. Hmmm..


    Thankyou for your recipethe spelling is tomato not toamto