Restaurant Style Paneer makhanwala Recipe - Delicious Indian curry of paneer cooked in rich makhani gravy
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 8 servings
to prepare paneer makhanwala recipe
- 1 cup Onion chopped
- 4 Large Tomatoes chopped
- 25 nos Cashew nuts
- 1 tbsp Butter butter
- 400 g Paneer cut in 1 inch squares
- 1 Green Chilies crushed or paste (you may add more if preferred)
- ¼ cup Capsicum very finely chopped
- 1 tsp Garlic paste
- 1 tsp Ginger paste
- 4 tbsp Tomato puree
- ¾ tsp Garam masala powder
- 2 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
- ¾ tsp Turmeric Powder turmeric powder
- 2 tsp Coriander Powder coriander powder
- 1 tsp Shajeera (Caraway Seeds) (You can also use cumin seeds)
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 2 tbsp Cream cream
- 1 tsp Honey honey
- 1 and 1/4 tsp Kasuri Methi kasuri methi
- 5 tbsp Butter butter
- Salt to taste
- Warm water as required
To make tomato cashew masala:
To start with, first, melt 1 tbsp of butter in a pan.
Then add chopped onions and fry until soft and pink
After that, add cashewnuts and fry for 2-3 minutes until just roasted.
Then add chopped tomatoes and saute on high for a minute.
Now, allow it cook until tomatoes are soft. take it off the heat and cool it completely
Once the onion tomato masala cools down, add it to a blender and blend it to a smooth paste.
how to make paneer makhanwala:
Now, to make paneer makhanwala, first, melt 5 tbsps of butter in a pan.
Then add shajeera and bay and fry for few seconds until aromatic.
Next, add ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilli paste and saute for 2-3 minutes or until raw small goes off.
Then, add chopped capsicum and fry for another 1-2 minutes
Now, add prepared onion tomato cashew masala paste and saute on high for a minute or two.
Then, add salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric and tomato puree, mix well.
Once the masalas combines well, add warm water as per the consistency required. I added Only 3/4 cup of warm water. Then bring it to a boil.
As the makhanwala gravy cooks, it will start leaving the oil. Then add garam masala powder, kasuri methi, honey and paneer cubes, cook for another minute.
Finally add cream and cook for 30 seconds.
Restaurant style Paneer Makhanwala recipes is ready to serve. Dish out, garnish with cream and serve hot.
Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 0.7mg