Paneer Makhanwala

Ingredients (Translation)

1 cup paneer cut into cubes
1 tomato
Salt to taste
2 tbsp fresh cream
3 tbsp butter
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp kasuri methi
Fresh coriander leaves to garnish

Grind the tomato into a paste along with cumin seeds. Heat butter, add the paste, red chilli powder and garam masala powder and cook for 2 minutes. Add the paneer pieces, crushed kasuri methi leaves, salt and cream and cook for 2 more minutes. Add a little water if the gravy is too thick.

Finally add more butter (optional) to the gravy and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Serve with hot rotis or puris or pulav.
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Anonymous said...

Looks delicious EC! I'm sure it tastes great with puris or rotis!

vimmi said...

I make it the same way but with tomato puree, so the color is completely different

Seema said...

Lovely recipe! looks perfect & mouthwatering!

Siri said...

Lovely..:)) Awesome color EC!

~ Siri

Superchef said...

i love paneer makhanwala!!!looks very delicious...

Dhivya said...

Hi nice recipe and easy would hav tasted good with roti,,,want to hav now..Thanks for sharing

Sagari said...

love that rich sauce ,looks so good

Happy cook said...

Super delicious

easycrafts said...

@ Masalamagic...thanks. it tasted great with rotis

@ Vimmi...thanks for ur comments. will try out next time with tomato puree

@ Seema, Siri, Superchef, Sagari, Happy cook....thanks for ur comments

@ is a tempting dish..thanks for ur comments

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