Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mutter Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients:
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Bay Leaves - 1 leaf
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 stick
  • Cardamom - 2 nos
  • Broken Cashews - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric - A pinch
  • Salt - as required
  • Onion - 1 small onion
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos Chopped
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Kasturi Methi - 1 tsp (Mash it in hands to make it a fine powder)
  • Whipped Cream ( Optional )
  • Butter - 1tbsp
  • Paneer - 20 - 25 pieces
  • Peas - 1/2 Cup

Method:
  1. Take oil in the pan, put Cumin seeds and splutter.
  2. Then add the cloves, bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon, broken cashews, onion and saute them. Do not allow the cashew to saute much. That'll spoil the taste.
  3. Then put turmeric, ginger garlic paste and saute them till it cooks well. Then add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 min.
  4. Blend the cooked mixture and make it into fine paste.
  5. Then add the blended puree to the pan and add salt, then add the coriander powder, chilli powder, cumin powder,and cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Add kasturi methi which gives beautiful butter flavour ( you can add 1 tbsp of butter to make it much more richer).
  7. Then put Paneer / Fried Paneer , peas and add cream ( optional ) at the end.
This recipe is posted to the event  Show Me Your Curry!  hosted by Divya.... Dil se.... .

 
 
This recipe i'm posting for Letz Relishh…!!!  Event Announcement  & Paneer Chaat hosted by Jay.



and the participation award for Let's Relish Paneer event is here... :)






     
     

    1 comment:

    Jay said...

    Awesome dish Preeti...Absolutely mouthwatering...I feel I can see the flavor in the dish...such a nice color..!

    Thanx dear for sending..:)
    Keep sending more of your yummies..!!

    Best wishes,
    Jay