Paneer Butter Masala

One of those yummy dishes liked by most of the kids........When PJ blogged about this dish and sent in her entry to Kid's Delight- Recreation of Restaurant style hosted by Champa and started by Srivalli, I agreed to volunteer to try this dish out immediately. My daughter loved paneer and "In restaurant style".....mmmm...she would love it.I have tweaked the recipe very minimally

The original recipe is Here

Paneer 200 gms

Onion 4 (medium)

Tomato 1

Tomato puree from 3 tomatoes

Coriander powder 1 tsp

Red chilli powder 1tsp

Cashew powder 1 tbsp

Cloves 2

Cinnamon 1" piece

Bay leaf 1

Ginger garlic paste 1tsp

Butter 1 tbsp

Kasuri methi 2 tbsp

Fresh cream 1 tbsp

Oil 1 tsp

Salt to taste


1. Dice the onions and saute them in 1 tsp oil till they become transparent.

2. cut the tomato into small pieces

3. Heat the butter in a pan and ad the cloves and cinnamon. Saute for a few seconds and add the ginger garlic paste and fry till a good aroma comes out. Now add the onion paste and saute and later the tomatoes have to be added.

4.To this onion tomato paste add the chilli powder, coriander powder,Salt and saute for 2 minutes.

5 Add the tomato puree and simmer till, Cashew powder and cook in medium flame till the oil start oozing out.

6. Put in the paneer cubes and add the necessary water to bring to to a gravy consistency. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Switch off the fire and add the kasuri methi and fresh cream.

Fresh Paneer Butter Masala- Restaurant style is ready to be served.


This is the best paneer butter masala. My daughter vouches for this recipe and this recipe is a keeper. PJ ..thank you so much for sharing this wonderful creation.Thank you Srivalli and Champa for giving me an opportunity to volunteer to try this dish out

If you want more ideas on restaurant style creation at home please head to champa's and Srivalli's Blog

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