Paneer makhani recipe

Mobasir Hassan


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


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 200 g
  • 4 large
  • 1/2 small
  • 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 small
    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.

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About Paneer makhani recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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