PANEER BUTTER MASALA

Ingredients:

Paneer           - 250 gms(cut into cubes)

Garlic             - 4 or 5 pods

Onions           - 2 (cut into long pieces)

Tomatoes      - 3 (cut into pieces)

Cashewnuts  - 10 or 12(ground into paste)

Chilli powder                   - 1 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder          - 3 tsp

Cumin powder                - 1 tsp

Garam masala powder - 1 tsp

Oil                         - for frying onions & tomatoes

Butter                  -  1 tblsp

Ghee                    - 1 tblsp

Grind:

    Grind cashewnuts into fine paste adding water.

Preparation:

    1) Take a kadai and fry Garlic, Onions Tomatoes in a spoon of oil.  Let it cool for some time.  Now grind the fried           garlic, onions and tomatoes into paste adding water.

    2) Take a pan and some butter.  When the butter melts, add cumin powder.  Add the ground cashewnut paste. 

    3) When melted butter separates from the cashewnut paste, add the ground mixture of garlic, onions and                     tomatoes. 

    4) Add chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.

    5) Let it boil for sometime till the raw smell of chilli powder changes.  

    6) Now add paneer cubes to the gravy.

    7) Switch off the stove and add garam masala powder fried in a spoon of ghee.

    8) Transfer the gravy to a serving dish and as a final touch, add some cream on top for garnishing.