Panner is undoubtedly the most relished curry for vegetarians. For me and family its favourite and usually a part of our weekend special meal. If you are looking to cook perfect paneer butter masala or want an easy paneer butter masala recipe, then this post is surely for you. Let’s read on!
Paneer - 20 -25 cubes
Tomatoes - 1/2 kg (puree)
Onions - 7 medium-sized
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 3 to 4 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
Dhaniya powder - 2 tsp
Cream - 1/2 cup (optional)
Tomato ketchup – 2 tsp
Red colour powder - 1 tsp
Ghee - 3 to 4 tsp
Oil and salt
Fry the fresh paneer in ghee until it becomes golden brown.
Dip the paneer cubes in hot water immediately, so that they will be soft.
Fry onions in oil till golden brown and add the chilli powder, garam masala, ginger-garlic paste.
Furth,er add the dhania powder in the gravy.
Add the tomato puree to the gravy and allow it to boil.
Now add the paneer cubes to the masala, 2 tsp tomato ketchup and allow it to boil for 5 more mins.
Add the coriander leaves after switching the gas and decorate it with fresh cream.
Note: If the gravy is thick, you can add milk and adjust the same as per your requirement.
Serve panner with tandoori roti, jeera rice and dal tadka. Let your guests and family members drool in this majestic curry. Follow this tutorial
for preparing authentic jeera rice.