Makhani Paneer

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Makhani Paneer is a popular Punjabi dish that is often served in restaurants and or dhabas.The curry is a mild and aromatic blend of cottage cheese,tomatoes and onions cooked in butter or makhan and hence got the name.



The dish is very simple,but a rich and delicious curry to treat your guests.Serve it with steamed piping hot rice or soft butter naan and there you have a nice lunch or dinner menu ready.



Blogging Marathon#61
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Dish-Makhani Paneer
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Ingredients:
250 gm paneer/cottage cheese,cut in cubes
3 tomatoes,chopped
2 onions,chopped
3-4 garlic cloves,chopped
2 inch ginger piece
4 tablespoon unsalted butter
salt to taste
1 teaspoon dried methi leaves/fenugreek
1 teaspoon red chilli powder

Method:

Heat 2 tablespoon butter in a pan or wok.Add the chopped tomatoes,onions,ginger and garlic cloves.
Cook for 3-4 minutes.
Remove from pan ,coo a little and make a paste in the blender.
Heat the remaining butter in the same pan.Add half teaspoon dried methi,salt and red chilli powder.Stir and add the tomato onion puree.Stir and cook for 8-10 minutes or until oil comes out from sides of pan.
Now add 1 cup water and cook for 3-4 minutes more.



Add paneer cubes and remaining dried methi.Cook for 1 minute.



Remove from heat and serve hot with rice ,paratha or naan.



Enjoy!!



Hope you will try this wonderful curry  and love it as we did.



Serve-4 Cooking time-30 minutes.

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Best regards,
Sapana Behl

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14 comments

  1. I am drooling here!
    Beautiful set up ,sapana
    Bookmarked it

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  2. This looks so good Sapana. I love that makhani paneer combo :)

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  3. Love the colour! It looks beautiful and appetizing

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  4. My friend was telling me yesterday that she makes all makhni without makhan :-)). Who doesn't like paneer that too in this sinful version!!

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  5. Paneer makhani turned out perfect! The pictures are awesome.

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  6. Omg, my mouth is just watering here, Makhani paneer makes me hungry.

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  7. That is such a classic dish Sapana. Makhani paneer looks very inviting.

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  8. Simple and tempting gravy with paneer.

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  9. Simple and inviting. My daughter would love it.

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  10. Such beautiful pictures Sapana..and I love this meal!

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  11. Great Dish of Paneer. I like the Paneer very much and in all the dishes of paneer this one is my favorite. Thanks to share the its recipe.

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  12. Looks wonderful Sapana! One of my favorite dish with rice.

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  13. Looks awesome Sapana. Love to have this with naan rather than rice..

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  14. looks creamy and luscious..perfect

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