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Paneer Masala

  • Spicy
  • 40 mins
  • Serves 3
  • Easy



Paneer masala is a traditional spicy curry dish, sure to set your taste buds singing. Simple to make, this paneer masala recipe is one you’ll want to keep in your personal cook book! 

Health Benefits:

The onions in paneer masala contain both phytochemicals and a high concentration of vitamin C. Both of which help improve your immune system and keep you from getting sick!

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  1. Grind ginger, garlic, and onion in a grinder to make your onion paste.
  2. Blanch tomatoes and blend them into a tomato puree.
  3. Grind cashews with 2 tbsp water to form a paste.
  4. Heat your butter and cooking oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  5. Add onion paste from step 1 and bay leaf, then sauté together until the paste is a golden brown. This will take 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add red chilli powder and green chilli, sauté for 30-40 seconds, and then add the cashew paste from step 3.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  8. Add tomato puree from step 2, and let it cook until the oil begins to separate.

Note: This will take about 3-4 minutes.

  1. Add garam masala and coriander powder, and mix until combined.
  2. Add ½ cup water, milk, and salt, mix well.
  3. Cook until oil begins to rise to the surface, which will take about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add paneer cubes and kasurimethi.
  5. Cook for another 2 minutes, or until the gravy has reached your desired consitency.
  6. Add cream.
  7. Remove from heat and mix well.
  8. Garnish your paneer masala with a cube of butter or splash of milk cream, and serve. 

Pair this tantalizing dish with paratha, jeera rice, naan, or roti for a stunning lunch or dinner. Let your Paneer pasalabe the talk of the party at your next potluck, or take it to work in a Vaya Tyffyn lunch box and be the envy of all your office mates! 


If your gravy is too thick, you can add an extra ½ cup of water with your milk, and cook for 3-4 minutes instead.


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