Monday, April 25, 2011

Paneer Makkanwala (Home made Paneer Butter Masala)

Serves 4

Category - Lunch / Dinner

Paneer - 100 (Cubed and lightly fried)
Butter - 3 to 5tbsp

Grind the following to smooth-
Onion - 1No.
Tomatoes - 4 Medium ones
Ginger - 1 inch
Garlic - 6 flakes

Red Chillies - 5Nos.
Red chilly powder - 1/2tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
Curry leaves - A few
Fresh Grated Coconut - 2tbsp
Poppy seeds - 1tsp
Cinnamon - 1 inch
cloves - 5Nos.
Cardamom - 1No.
Dhaniya powder - 2tsp
salt to taste

In  a pan heat half of the butter then add the ground masala, fry till butter gets separated. Now add the Paneer and other half of butter and 5 to 6 tbsp of water. Close the lid and simmer for few mins....... Stir in between, get the gravy to the required consistency.

Serve with chapathis or fried rice.