Paneer Butter Masala or Paneer Lababdar Recipe
Paneer Butter Masala also called Paneer Lababdar is here. Need I say more?
Paneer Butter Masala Lababdar in Hindi
Oil – 1 tbsp
Butter – 3 tbsp
Bayleaf – 1 no
Onion chopped – 1 cup
Ginger chopped – 1 tbsp
Garlic chopped – 1 tbsp
Green chilli – 1 no
Kashmiri chilli powder – 3/4 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Tomatoes chopped – 2 cups
Paneer diced – 1½ cup
Dash of water
Fenugreek (methi) leaves powder – ½ tsp
Coriander chopped – handful
Cream – ½ cup
In a deep vessel add oil & butter. Drop in bayleaf and then onions. Cook the onions till they brown. Now add ginger, garlic & green chilli. Saute for a minute and then add chilli powder. You can dissolve the chilli powder with ¼ cup water also so that the chilli does not burn. Saute and then add tomatoes and salt. Cook till the tomatoes are mashy, you can add a dash of water if the masala dries up.
Add methi leaves powder, paneer chopped coriander and cook for 3-4mins. Remove from heat and mix in cream and serve hot.