Paneer Cheese Masala

Paneer Cheese Masala is one of most loved dish at my place.I'm a  cheese lover and for the love of cheese experimented with this recipe.I had paneer cheese masala at my friends place which was slightly different than this one.. it had capsicum and onions cut in cubes and also had grated cheese only I have added cream cheese to the gravy which makes the dish more yummy and creamy...Paneer Cheese Masala is dish Creamy delicious mild spiced gravy with soft homemade paneer.
This paneer cheese masala is simply yummy and easy to make.

restaurant style paneer
Ingredients
Paneer 200 gm
2 tomatoes
1 onion
2 bay leaves
 10 to 12 cashews
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 1/2 tsp fresh cream
 2 cubes cream cheese or 2 tbsp.
1 tbsp oil
1 1/2 tsp butter
6 to 7 garlic cloves
Half inch ginger
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
2 processed cheese cubes.amul/britannia(cut in small cubes)
1/2 tsp  sugar
Salt to taste
 Method
Blanch tomatoes and keep aside 
Heat a pan and slightly saute the ginger garlic and onion till it turns soft.
Grind the tomato onion and cashews to a smooth paste. 
Heat oil in a kadhai or pan add bay leaves 
Add cumin seeds let them crackle. 
Now add the ground paste and saute over medium flame till the side leaves oil
Add the red chilli and garam masala powder and salt.
Add 1/2 tsp sugar.
Add about 1/2 to 3/4 cup water and mix cover with a lid and let the gravy cook for 4 minutes  
Add cream cheese and mix  well.
Add the paneer 
Now add some kasuri methi 
Gently stir the gravy
Add the processed cheese cubes ,butter and coriander leaves and serve immediately. 
Drizzle 1 tsp cream and serve with naan roti or jeera rice.

You may use cheese spread or any cream cheese I have used laughing cow cream cheese.
Add the cheese cubes just when the dish us ready and when you switch off the flame else it will melt. 
You can either used grated cheese or cheese cut in cubes.

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16 comments:

  1. this looks lovely! Not a big paneer fan but that gravy looks very inviting

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  2. Oh goodness, that is just so rich! Beautiful looking gravy...

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  3. Absolutely delicious.... mann kar raha h yahin khajaun saara...

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  4. love to dig in the gravy dear..looks absolutely delicious :)

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  5. Oh my goodness, I love paneer but never attemped at making them at home. With a few substitution to make these Vegan, I think I will finally attempt! Cross your fingers for me :-) and thank you so much for sharing this

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  6. Looks amazing, gravy looks rich and inviting.

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  7. Now thats seriously one sinful paneer gravy...we love paneer gravies and its always good to have another one to try..your version with all that cheese sounds sinful!

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  8. So simple, yet so rich and yummy!! Awesome share :)

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  9. Absolutely lip smacking ,tempting and yummy curry option. Love to have this with any indian flat bread

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  10. Wow what a droolicious post... Gravy looks fantastic. Awesome share

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  11. I love the look of that beautiful gravy! It looks incredibly tasty! All those flavours -mmmmm!

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  12. Delicious cheesy masala...looks scrumptious

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  13. Paneer masala is one of my family favorite...and yours looks so delicious ..loved the addition of cheese.. yummilicious!!

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  14. Ohh my good, Looks at the Pictures <3. Absolutely Spectacular and mouth watering!

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