Quick And Easy Paneer Butter Masala recipe!

YIELD: 6 servings

TOTAL TIME: 45-60 mins


  • 200 gms cubed paneer

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 4 tbsp oil

  • 1 medium sized onion (chopped)

  • 4 medium sized tomatoes (chopped)

  • Cashew nuts - 8-10

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1/4 cup cream

  • 1 stick butter

  • 1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)

  • 2 tsp ketchup

  • Salt to taste

  • Food colouring (optional)

  • Few coriander leaves for garnishing (optional)


In a pan on medium heat, add oil.

Add cumin seeds and saute for 1-2mins.

Now add onions, ginger garlic paste, cashews, tomatoes and all the spices ( chilli powder, salt ,turmeric powder, crushed dried fenugreek leaves).

Cook till tomatoes are soft and mushy.

Then add 1 cup water and cook for 10 mins on low heat.

Switch off the flame and let it cool completely.

Add the mixture to a blender and add ketchup and sugar.

Blend till you get a smooth paste.

Heat 1/2 stick of butter in a pan and add the prepared paste.

Cook for 1-2 mins.

Then add fresh cream and mix well.

Now add the Cubed paneer to your paste and cook for 2-3 mins on low heat.

Add the remaining butter and switch off the flame.

Garnish with Fresh cream and coriander.

Serve hot with naan or paratha.

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