Saturday, June 16, 2018

Paneer Masala Recipe / How to make Dhaba Style Paneer Masala / Side Dish for Roti

Print Friendly and PDF
dhaba style paneer masala

Paneer Masala

Matar paneer recipe is very easy to prepare and tasty too. This restaurant style creamy delicious curry is one of India's most popular paneer dish. This exotic paneer masala is cooked in a rich tomato, onion & cashew based gravy. With the perfectly balanced use of spiced and exact proportion of paneer and peas, its quite easy to prepare this creamy paneer masala. Check out the simple recipe here!

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
No. of servings: 3 persons
Calories: 450

Video Recipe    For more video recipes subscribe here!


  • Paneer - 200 g
  • Cooked peas - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Onion - 2
  • Tomato - 2
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Garlic - 4
  • Cashewnuts - 8
  • Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli pwd - 1 tsp
  • Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Dried fenugreek leaves - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in frypan.
  2. Add cumin seeds and wait to splutter.
  3. Add grated ginger and garlic and saute.
  4. Add finely sliced onions, salt and saute until light brown.
  5. Add sliced tomatoes, cashewnuts and cook covered until the tomatoes are soft.
  6. Turn off flame.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Add to blender and grind to smooth paste.
  9. Heat 1 tbsp of butter / oil in frypan.
  10. Add masala paste and saute.
  11. Add turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd, cumin pwd, coriander pwd, garam masala pwd and sugar (optional)
  12. Add 1/2 cup of water and adjust the thickness of gravy.
  13. Cover and cook in low flame for 5 mins.
  14. Its time to add paneer cubes and cooked peas.
  15. Stir in medium flame.
  16. Cook for few more mins.
  17. Sprinkle dried fenugreek leaves.
  18. Turn off flame.
  19. Garnish paneer masala with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  20. Transfer to serving bowl.
  21. Enjoy hot wtih garma garam phulkas, roti, chapati, paratha, naan or even with biryani or any rice dishes.
dhaba style paneer masala

For the lastest food recipes, health tips and updates, like us on Facebook, subscribe on Youtube or follow us on Twitter.

0 Yummy Comments:

Post a Comment

TQ friends for stopping by and taking the time to leave your valuable comments. Your comments, support & feedback are highly appreciated.
All spam comments will be deleted. Thanks for understanding!