Recipe: Butter Paneer

Recipe: Butter Paneer
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  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 250 Gram Paneer (cut into rectangles)
  • 2-3 Tbsp Milk
  • To taste Salt
  • To taste Red chili powder
  • 6 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Cream (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp Kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves)
  • 5 Garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 15 Kaju (cashew nuts)


  • Add 1 Tbsp butter in a pan. Once it melts, add garlic, cinnamon and cashews. Fry, till the color changes.
  • Then add the tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes become soft and add chilli powder & salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes and then grind it into a fine paste.
  • Take another pan – Add 1 Tbsp butter and grill the paneer pieces till golden brown on both sides. Remove the paneer pieces.
  • In the same pan add the tomato-cashew paste. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add kasoori methi and sugar. Let it simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add milk, paneer pieces (You can adjust the quantity of milk according to your gravy’s consistency).
  • Top it with cream if desired. Serve hot.