Paneer Masala

Paneer masala is one of the dish without which an Indian buffet is never complete. It is a super delicious recipe and also easy to prepare. Today I am preparing paneer masala recipe in a very simple manner which you will love for sure.

Paneer Masala
Paneer Masala
Prep time             :   10 minutes
Cooking time      :   20 minutes
Total time            :   30 minutes
Servings       : 4
Category      : Side dish
Cuisine         : North Indian, Punjabi


250 Gms cottage cheese (paneer)
1 Large finely chopped onion
1 Cup fresh tomato puree
1 Tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
1 Teaspoon chilli powder
0.5 Teaspoon garam masala
1 Teaspoon coriander powder
1 Teaspoon kasoori methi
2 Tablespoon butter
Salt to taste


  1. In a bowl take hot water and dip cottage cheese (paneer) in it and set aside.
  2. Put the tomatoes in boiling water and close it. After 10 minutes, drain the water, remove the skin and puree the tomatoes.


  1. Heat the pan and put butter to melt.
  2. Add chopped onion, ginger –garlic paste and salt. Sauté till it turns golden brown.
  3. Now, add tomato puree, and all the spice powder mentioned above.
  4. Cook until the raw smell of the tomato goes.
  5. Cut paneer into cubes and add it to the tomato paste and mix well.
  6. Add a little water and kasoori methi. Simmer and cook for a few minutes.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with roti, paratha, naan.


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