Wednesday, April 11, 2018

No Onion No Garlic Paneer Butter Masala

Indian curries have onions and garlic as the most wanted basic ingredients for flavouring them. But however many interesting masala do exists without garlic and onions. My today's post is kinda restaurant style of Paneer butter masala without any onions,garlic but with heavy cream in it. You wont miss the onions or neither the garlic in this dish. Since this is not made with onion or garlic, you can relish this dish during fastings or vrats. This dish is completely cooked in a rich tomato puree which makes an extremely delicious paneer loaded creamy tomato gravy which will definitely please your tastebuds as well as your eyes. This dish goes awesome with any sort of Indian flatbreads or pulao. Though this dish is very simple to prepare, even beginners can dish out this fingerlicking paneer butter masala with less efforts than comparing to the usual dish.

Paneer Butter Masala, No Onion No Garlic Paneer Masala

You might have noticed that am running a month of Mega marathon with 4 different themes for four weeks. After some International breakfast dishes from different countries this week's theme is NO Onion NO garlic dishes. After two different dishes, my today's post will definitely become everyone's favourite if you serve them with some fabulous Naans or kulchas.Seriously if you are planning something easy to enjoy a paneer based side dish for dinner or else for a get together, dont forget to give a try to this interesting and an easy side dish to please anyone's tastebuds. This simple version of restaurant style Paneer butter masala is definitely a crowd pleaser, prefect side for who ever doesnt eat both onions or garlic.

No Onion No Garlic Paneer Butter Masala

500grams Paneer (cubed)
10 Cashews
1cup Crushed Tomatoes
2tsp Green Chilies (minced)
2tsp Ginger(minced)
1tsp Cumin
1tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder
2 Cardamoms
1tbsp Kasoori Methi/Dry Fenugreek leaves
1cup Milk
1/4cup Cream
2tbsp Butter

Take the cashew nuts and crushed tomatoes in a blender with enough water to make a smooth paste.

Grind the ginger-green chillies as smooth paste.

In a pan, take the butter and crack the cumin seeds. Immediately add the green cardamom, ginger-green chilly paste and saute until a nice aroma comes from.

Meanwhile soak the paneer cubes in warm water. Now add the already prepared tomato paste and cook for few minutes.

Add the kashmiri chilly powder, give a stir. Now add the crushed kasoori methi and cook for a while.

Paneer Butter Masala - No Onion No Garlic

Now add the milk and bring to boil, add water and adjust the consistency of the masala.

Once the oil gets separated from the gravy, add the paneer pieces and boil the gravy for few minutes.

Put off the stove and add the cream, give a stir.

Serve with naan, rotis or chappathis.
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Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

Neenga kalakunga thala. Looks sooooooo delicious.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

OMG! Love the deep red color of the gravy. Looks very appealing. It is a great side dish with naan/roti. A perfect recipe for a festival thali :)

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

I always make PB masala without onions and garlic.. The colour is a killer.. My fav with some buttery naan..

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Wow !..what a vibrant looking Paneer Butter Masala. This is one dish that is always a hit at any party and to make it No Onion, No garlic is fantastic. The Jains would love it here. Super one Priya.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

That is an awesome looking paneer butter masala, Priya. Even without garlic and onions, they sound super inviting..

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

oh my god !! This is my daughters all time fav. PBM looks so yummy and such a rich and Luscious gravy aks, I would love to finish the bowl with any tandoori naan.. The color is so vibrant .. Vai urrudhe!!This is a perfect recipe for the theme :) totally loving it !!

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

You have turned a classic dish into a o onion and no garlic one! Awesome Priya! The gravy looks so vibrant!

Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, i would never thought of making pbm without garlic and onion. Great share,Priya. PBM looks so good and vibrant. Bookmarked it to give a try on this version.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Ah this is an ultimate one that you can make without onion or garlic..the colour looks so bright and awesome!

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Never thought of making paneer butter masala without onions and garlic. But your recipe sure sounds lovely without those ingredients. I would love to try it out some time.

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

Mostly on Thursdays, I make this PBM as no onion no garlic. Love your rich version with cashews and cream. And that color is so inviting.

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

This is a happy r amongst paneer lovers and wel made withotbonion / garlic

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

Wow what a delicious looking paneer sabji. Love the colour of the gravy and it must have tasted so creamy because of the cashew nuts.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

PBM without onion and garlic looks so rich and creamy and I could not imagine it without those. Love the color of the gravy.

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Wow Priya that is one classic dish! Looks totally droolicious!!that color of the gravy is spot on!!

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

I make the no onion version of paneer butter masala too and we love it. I don't miss the onions in this one. I love how beautiful your gravy color is. Would love to have the whole bowl.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Would love to grab that platter and enjoy. :) Love the vibrant color here and the masala gravy sounds rich and flavorful.

Preeti said... Reply To This Comment

Paneer gravy looks so rich and creamy... lovthe no onion and garlic version.