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Friday, July 6, 2012

PANEER BUTTER MASALA



Who will not fall for this delectable all time favorite side dish?
It is a perfect side dish for any rice or roti....


INGREDIENTS

  • Paneer cubes -2 cups
  • Garlic -1 clove
  • Onions (chopped)- 1 cup
  • Tomatoes -3
  • Oil - 1 Tablespoon
  • Butter - 3 Teaspoons
  • Cinnamon - 1 stick
  • Garam Masala powder -1/4 Teaspoon
  • Chilli powder - 3/4  Teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
METHOD
  • Immerse tomatoes in boiling water.Wait for 10 minutes.Deain and peel off the skin.
  • Mash well.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Sautee the cinnamon stick,garlic and onions .
  • Cook till they are reddish.
  • Add the tomato pulp. Cook well. 
  • Add the salt and chilli powder.
  • Boil till the raw smell goes off.
  • Remove the cinnamon stick.
  • Cool and puree in a blender.
  • In a teaspoon of butter,Sautee the paneer cubes on low heat for less than a minute.
  • Add them to the puree.
  • Mix well . Simmer for 3-5 minutes over low heat (Do not over cook.It hardens the paneer).Add the garam masala powder.
  • Add the butter. Stir well and remove from the stove.
#Adding a pinch of sugar enhances the taste of the gravy.
# This dish is usually not very spicy-So those who favor hot curries should add a little more chilli powder.

Garnish with coriander leaves or fresh cream (if you wish)

10 comments:

  1. ha its my fav.. good to see..

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  2. ;) Something tasteful side dish. Process is also explained very well.

    OK Thanks for sharing !

    But, I expected Butter Masaalaa Dosai. ;)))))

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    1. Butter masaalaa dosai will be served soon:))))

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  3. yummy this creamy masala!!nice shot!

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  4. Party friendly dish..looks delicious!

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