Sunday, 9 August 2015

Easy Butter Paneer Masala / ஈசி பட்டர் பனீர் மசாலா

paneer cubes - 400 gms
butter - 25 - 50 gm
oil - 2 tbsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
kashmiri chilli powder - 2 tsp
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
kasoori methi - 1tsp
fresh cream - 1-2 tbsp
salt - to taste.

 to saute and grind:
sliced onion - 2 big
sliced tomato - 3 big
a handful of cashews

for garnishing - chopped coriander leaves and small cube butter.

Steps to follow:
Rinse the paneer cubes in cold water and strain it.
Then fry the paneer slightly with one tbsp butter or oil, keep aside.
Heat one tbsp oil and saute the onion,tomato and cashews till the raw smell goes and allow it to cool. Then grind it to a fine paste.

  Heat oil or butter in a vessel add ginger garlic paste and saute in a low flame till the raw smell goes.
Then add red chilli powder and garam masala, saute quick and add the grounded paste and saute again. If required add half cup water. Close and let it boil for few minutes.Add salt to taste.
 Add paneer and mix well. Sprinkle kasoori methi. Simmer the stove. Mix and add 1-2 tbsp fresh cream.
 Again mix well. garnish with chopped coriander and serve .
 Yummy  butter paneer masala is ready to serve.  Adding a drop of  red food colour is your choice.
Serve hot with roti, parotta or naan.

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