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paneer makhani recipe

Recipe by
Mobasir Hassan
Navi Mumbai

Paneer makhani is a easy paneer(cottage cheese) recipe made from a super creamy tomato cashewnuts gravy. This Paneer makhani recipe is a restaurant style recipe that you can easily make at home. Recipe adapted from

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For paneer makhani recipe

  • 200 g
  • 4 lg
  • 1/2 sm
  • 3 tsp
    cashews, unsalted
  • 3 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp
    red chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    green chili
  • 1/2/ tsp
  • 2 sm
    green cardamom
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 stick
    cinamom stick
  • 1/4 tsp
    fenugreek leaves

How To Make paneer makhani recipe

  • 1
    Roughly chopped tomatoes and onions and boil with cashewnuts, whole spices and half of the red chilli powder and butter till messy and soft.
  • 2
    Grind them into a fine paste or puree.
  • 3
    Heat remaining butter and add green chili and ginger garlic paste. Saute till raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes.
  • 4
    Cut Paneer into cubes and add into the pan and saute.
  • 5
    Pour the puree, salt red chilli powder and simmer for 5 - 6 minutes.
  • 6
    Pour the cream and sprinkle fenugreek leaves mix nicely and removee.