Delicious Butter Paneer Masala

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Check out the delicious recipe of Butter Paneer Masala. It’s one of those recipes that’s perfect when you are expecting a few guests at home.

Or it’s a special day for you and your family, or you simply want a break from your regular meals. Not that our regular meals are not tasty, Food is always tasty, Recipes like Butter Paneer Masala has a bit of effort.

But the effort is totally worth it. I love Paneer Recipes, and Butter Paneer Masala is one of my favourite paneer recipes. When I make this for my friends and family, it receives a lot of appreciation. So, make this recipe for your friends and family and for yourself.

Follow the step by step process mentioned below or watch the video on our YouTube channel. I am sure you will love it.

Preparation Time:  40 Minutes

Serves 4

Features: Spicy


Ingredients for Paneer marination

  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste or 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 300 gram cut into cubes Paneer


  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 2 sliced Onion
  • 3 chopped Tomato
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 6 Almonds
  • 7 Cashew nuts
  • 3-4 Green chili
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Fenugreek leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tbsp for paneer frying and 50 gram for cooking masala Butter
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1 tbsp Cream

for smoky flavour Coal

  • 1 teaspoon to pour on the heated coal for smoky flavour Ghee


Add all the ingredients in a mixing bowl mentioned above in the table “ingredients for paneer marination” and mix it well. Keep it aside for 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a wok and add onion. Fry till it is translucent in color.

Add chopped tomato, green chili, red chili powder, almonds, cashew nuts, salt, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, cumin seeds and bay leaf. Fry it for 3-4 minutes or till the tomato is mushy.

Switch off the stove. Let it cool at the room temperature. Take the cooled mixture in a grinder and grind it to make fine paste.

Heat butter in a separate pan and add marinated paneer.

Fry it for 3-4 minutes till it dries up. Keep it aside.

Heat wok with butter and add ground paste and curd. Cook it on a medium to low flame till butter shows separately.

Add cream and mix it well.

Add fried paneer, mix it well.

Cook covered for 2-3 minutes before serving. Delicious butter masala paneer is ready to serve. Serve hot.


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