Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Large Tomatoes
  • 250 Gram Paneer, cut in cubes
  • 4-5 Cloves of Garlic
  • ~1 inch Ginger
  • 15-20 Cashews, soaked in water
  • 1 Tablespoon Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2-3 Green Cardamoms (Choti Hari Elaichi)
  • ~1 Inch Stick of Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 3-4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt or as per taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar or 1 Teaspoon Honey, optional
  • 1 Tablespoon Crushed Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)

Method

1.Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds and fry them on low heat till they start to splutter.

2.Add Green Cardamom Cinnamon  and Cloves  to butter. Fry on low flame them for a minute.

3.Add Chopped Ginger and Garlic Cloves to the pan and cook for a minute.

4.Add chopped onions and fry them till they turn translucent. There is no need to brown the onions.

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