Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is a North Indian recipe that is used as a side dish for Naan, rumali roti, Chappathi. The soft paneer chunks in a rich tomato based gravy. I love this gravy a lot. Whenever I go to the restaurant with my dad, I order for this. Suddenly I thought why can’t I try making this recipe and it came out well.



Paneer-250 gms

Onions – 2

Tomatoes – 4

Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp

Butter- 4 tbsp

Chilli powder- 2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – A pinch

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Milk- 1/2 cup

Curd- 2 tbsp

Cilantro – few

Salt-As required.


  • Cut the paneer into cubes and soak it in warm water. This will make the paneer spongy.
  • Make Tomato puree ,onion paste,ginger-garlic paste and keep them separately.
  • In a kadai, add butter and fry the onion paste, ginger-garlic paste till brown.
  • Now add the tomato puree and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add chiili powder,turmeric powder, garam masala, salt, coriander powder, mix well and saute them for 5 minutes.
  • Now add milk and curd along with the paneer and cook for ten minutes.
  • Finally garnish it with cilantro.
  • Serve with Naan/Roti.


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Paneer Cheese stuffed bun

I wanted to make something new for my bro who has come for winter vacation. He hates Paneer but when I stuffed it into the bun along with other ingredients, he liked it a lot. It should be served hot. A very good and easy evening snack.


Small buns – 10

Cottage cheese(Paneer) – 50 gm

Cheese – 50gm

Cilantro – A bunch

Rock salt – A pinch

Salt- As required

Red chilli powder – As required


  • Grate paneer and cheese. Altogether it makes one cup.
  • Chop Cilantro into small bits and make 1/2 cup.
  • Now¬† mix cheese, paneer, salt, rock salt and red chilli powder well.
  • Take each bun and slice the bun cross-sectionally.
  • Now in the bottom portion, make a hole by scraping the bun in the center.
  • Now fill the hole with the prepared stuff, apply ghee and close it with the top portion.
  • Heat tava and place the buns on it to toast. Apply ghee on the top and bottom of the bun and toast it.
  • Carefully turn it upside down and toast well.
  • It can be served with tomato sauce.Image

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