Paneer butter masala


  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 2 Bay leafs
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Onions Paste
  • 2tbsp Butter
  • 3 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic and green chili paste
  • 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste
  • 1 tbsp Kashmir chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala


  • Cut Paneer in cubes and fry. Soak them in warm water so that they become soft.
  • Heat butter in a kadai and bay leaves then add cumin seeds saute for sometime
  • Add the onion paste and saute till they turn light brown in color. (This is also known as brown paste)
  • Add Ginger garlic chilli paste to the brown paste mixture and saute for sometime.
  • Then add the Kashmir chili powder, cumin powder, cashew paste, tomato puree, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt and saute for sometime.
  • Add the soaked paneer cubes, little water and allow it to cook till the gravy becomes semi-solid.
  • Paneer Butter Masala is ready.