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How to make Paneer Makhani North Indian style Recipe

Updated on July 2, 2015
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Paneer Makhani North Indian style Recipe

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Recipe Introduction

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This hub teaches you how to make Paneer Makhani North Indian style recipe using microwave. Another healthy recipe to try cooking. Share your feedback on this recipe.

Health benefits of Paneer or cottage cheese are as follows.

Paneer Benefits:

  • Paneer is rich in protein.
  • Paneer has high level of calcium and phosphorus which helps in building strong bones and teeth.
  • Paneer is rich in Vitamin D and Vitamin K
  • It has some cancer protecting agents called conjugated linoleic acid and sphingolipids which reduces the risk of cancer.
  • Paneer has omega -3 fatty acid which helps in decreasing homocysteine level among diabetes patients.

Paneer Makhani North Indian style Recipe

Paneer Makhani North Indian style Recipe
Paneer Makhani North Indian style Recipe

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves 3 people
Cut pieces of Paneer
Cut pieces of Paneer

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup Butter
  • 500 grams Paneer or cottage cheese, (cut to small pieces)
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Green Cardamoms
  • 3 Cloves
  • 8-10 Pepper corns
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 Red chilli, (Broken)
  • 2 cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar or Honey
  • ½ teaspoon Kasoori methi
  • 1 cup Fresh cream
  • Coriander leaves, (for garnishing)

Instructions

  1. Take a microwave bowl and put ¼ cup butter and place the bowl in the oven for 30 seconds to melt.
  2. When the butter got melted add Bay leaf, green cardamom, cloves, pepper corns, cinnamon stick red chilli and ginger garlic paste in the bowl and mix well.
  3. Then place the bowl in the oven for 3 minutes.
  4. When the ingredients got cooked, add tomato puree, red chilli powder, salt, garam masala powder, sugar and water. Mix all the ingredients well and place in the oven for 8-10 minutes.
  5. When all the ingredients are cooked put the cut paneer pieces in side the same oven bowl and sprinkle ½ teaspoon of kasoori methi. Then place the bowl in the oven for 2 minutes to cook the paneer pieces.
  6. When you find the paneer pieces got cooked, pour 1 cup fresh milk cream and place the bowl in the oven for 2 minutes.
  7. Take the bowl out of the oven and stir the cooked paneer makhani.
  8. Salt and spice can be added extra depending on your taste. When added extra at the end it has to be cooked atleast for 2 minutes.
  9. Garnish the dish with fresh coriander leaves.
  10. Paneer makhani can be served hot with Indian roti, naan, chapatti or parata..
Butter is added inside the bowl
Butter is added inside the bowl
Butter got melted
Butter got melted
Ingredients are added in the bowl as per instruction 2
Ingredients are added in the bowl as per instruction 2
All the ingredients got heated
All the ingredients got heated
Tomato puree and rest of the ingredients are added in the bowl for cooking
Tomato puree and rest of the ingredients are added in the bowl for cooking
All the ingredients are cookd well
All the ingredients are cookd well
Paneer is added in the bowl for cooking
Paneer is added in the bowl for cooking
Kasoori methi is added in the bowl
Kasoori methi is added in the bowl
Paneer got cooked well
Paneer got cooked well
Fresh milk cream is added for cooking
Fresh milk cream is added for cooking
Paneer makhani is ready
Paneer makhani is ready
Coriander leaves are added for garnishing
Coriander leaves are added for garnishing

© 2014 Ravi and Swastha

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    • peachpurple profile image

      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Another delicious food

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      Ravi and Swastha 2 years ago from London, Canada

      Thank you Peachpurple

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