Thursday, 22 August 2013

Paneer Butter Masala - Spicy and delicious curry


1 cup paneer cut in cubs
¼ cup finely chopped onion
1 cup tomato puree (roasted on flame, remove skin and make puree)
1 tbsp garlic paste
½ tsp ginger paste
1 bay leaf
1 dry red chili whole
1 tbsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp red chili powder
2 tbsp cashew nut paste (soaked in warm water for 30 minutes and make paste using little water)
½ cup water
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp oil


 Heat the oil and butter in a pan add garlic paste, ginger paste, onion, bay leaf and dry red chili and sauté till onion cooked well. Add tomato puree and cook on low flame, till oil separates, add cashew nut paste, red chili powder, garam masala powder and cook again for 2-3 minutes. Add paneer and water cook till gravy thicken. Serve hot with paratha or naan.