Paneer Butter masala

A delight for Vegetarians.

Ingredients:

  • Cottage Cheese (Paneer)(about 500 gms)
  • Ginger paste( 1 teaspoon)
  • Garlic paste( 1 tsp)
  • Onion( chopped about 1 cup)
  • Coriander powder(1tsp)
  • Cumin powder(1 tsp)
  • turmeric powder( 1 tsp)
  • salt as per taste
  • Everest Garam masala as per taste
  • Everest Chicken masala (1 tsp)( Yes, the masala is vegetarian, don’t worry! ;))
  • Amul milk powder
  • cream ( 1 tbsp)
  • Kasuri methi( 2 tsp)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Butter
  • Cinnamon( 1 stick)
  • cloves( 2 -3 )
  • whole black pepper
  • Bayleaf
  • Cardamom seeds

Make separate pastes of :

  • Whole cashews( 50 gms)
  • Tomatoes

Procedure:

Cut the paneer into square sized cubes and keep aside.

Heat 3/4th cup of oil in a pan. Then add the whole garam masala( Cinnamon, bayleaf, pepper, cardamom, cloves) to it. Once it starts crackling , add ginger paste, garlic paste, and chopped onions.

Then add all the dry masala and haldi to it and saute it. once the masala is properly cooked, it starts leaving oil from the sides.Then add the tomato paste to the masala. after 5 mins, add the cashew paste to the masala mixture. Add the kasuri methi.

Now add the marinated chicken to the mixture and cook for some time. Keep cooking till the chicken is soft and is properly done. Should take about 20-25 mins. Then add the cream, amul powder to it and cook some more. Add water and cover it.

Finally when the chicken is cooked and the gravy is of your desired consistency, add the chopped coriander, butter. Garnish with cream and serve.

Happy Cooking!

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