Creamy reddish gravy with succulent pieces of paneer with just a hint of spice…that’s how authentic dhaba-style paneer butter masala tastes like! Let’s cook up this traditional gravy dish from scratch.
Paneer cubed (2 cups)
Onions sliced (1 cup)
Ginger–garlic paste (2 tsp)
Coriander powder (1 tbsp)
Garam masala (1 tsp)
Tomato puree (1 cup)
Milk (¾ cup)
Cream (¾ cup)
Fortune Oil (2 tbsp + 1 tbsp)
Red chilli powder (adjust to your taste) (1 tsp)
Begin by heating 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Once it is hot, fry paneer cubes until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
In the same pan, add the remaining oil and sauté the onions until golden brown.
Add in ginger–garlic paste and fry for a minute then add dhaniya powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt as per taste. Sauté for a minute.
Now stir in tomato puree and kasuri methi then slowly add in milk.
Lower the heat, cover and cook for 5 mins.
Next, add in fried paneer along with cream. Mix well and simmer for about 3-4 mins.