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Quick & Easy 3-Main-Steps Paneer Makhani Recipe

Paneer Makhani is a dish that all paneer lovers relish. It's a delectable Indian curry made by cooking paneer in tomato cashew gravy. It's a famous North Indian dish that goes well with roti, rice, naan or paranthas
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 250g Diced Paneer (Cheese Cubes)
  • 44-5 Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 3--4 Garlic pods
  • 1 ssmall piece Ginger
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 2-3 Cardamom
  • Handful Cashews
  • 1/4th tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4th tbsp curcumim powder
  • 1/4th tbsp corriander powder
  • 1/4th tbsp Garam Masala
  • Pinch of Kasuri Methi
  • Corriander leaves for garnishing


  • Add all the ingredients except paneer in a pressure cooker along with salt (to taste) and half cup water. Let it boil (4 to 5 whistles)
  • Once boiled, transfer the mixture in a container - grind it well and then sieve.
  • Take a wok, add butter & red chilli powder, add the sieved gravy and let it cook. Add all the spices - curcumim, Corriander powder, garam masala and let it cook
  • Once the gravy thickens, add the diced paneer. Mix it gently and switch off the flame. Garnish with Kasuri methi and corriander leaves
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