Mutter Paneer Butter Masala

Mutter Paneer Butter Masala

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It is a wholesome restaurant quality dish that is easily made at home. It makes you feel like a pro! :)

"Followed the recipe exactly, took a little longer to put together then I'd like, but well worth the effort. Very tasty! "

- Redz23

Top-ranked recipe named "Mutter Paneer Butter Masala"

4.5 avg, 6 review(s) 83% would make again


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2 cups Paneer; cut in long strips
1 teaspoon Dried Fenugreek
1/4 cup Onions; chopped
2 tablespoon Butter
1 teaspoon Chilli powder
2 cups Fresh tomato puree
1 teaspoon Cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon Garam masala
1 tablespoon Honey
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup Fresh cream
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Onions; chopped
1 inch Ginger
7 cloves Garlic
2 tablespoon Cashewnuts; broken

Original recipe makes 4



1. Make a paste out of garlic, ginger, cashewnuts and 1 cup of onions.

2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the ground paste and cook till it is light brown in colour

3. Add the chilli powder and tomato puree and cook for a few mins.

4. Add the cumin powder, garam masala, and 1/2 cup of water and cook for some time till the oil separates from the masala

5. In another pan, melt the butter, add the dried fenugreek and onions. Cook until the onions are lightly browned.

6. Add this to the tomato gravy, along with the honey, milk, cream, paneer and salt and allow it to come to a boil.

Serve hot with rotis or parathas.


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Paneer Mutter Butter Masala photo by rgcoch01 rgcoch01

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This has excellent taste. Some of the times are vague, but still workable.
jmschaub 2 years ago
I felt this was a little too tomato-y. Added more cream and some sugar and it was better.
achelian 2 years ago
Followed the recipe exactly, took a little longer to put together then I'd like, but well worth the effort. Very tasty!
Redz23 2 years ago
What a fantastic recipe! Absolutely delicious, thanks very much for submitting this!
Grayrose 3 years ago
Great recipie
Pallav 4 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
rgcoch01 5 years ago
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