Jessie's Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Jessie H.

This is a recipe I was taught by a lovely man in his restaurant by a like in Bundi, Rajasthan.

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  1. Blend: 10 cloves of garlic, 1 green chilli, 3 tomatoes, 1 onion and fresh coriander with some water.
  2. Crush (in pestle & morter or spice grinder) the 5 cloves, piece of cinnamon and 8 peppercorns until they are a powder.
  3. Put a knob of butter into a heavy-bottomed pan and fry the 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  4. Add the crushed spices to the hot butter.
  5. Add the blended tomatoe mix.
  6. Add the tablespoon of cornflour.
  7. Add the Coconut powder.
  8. Raise the heat.
  9. Add the rest of the spices (1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/2 teaspoon of tumeric, 1 teaspoon of coriander powder, 1 teaspoon of chilli, pinch of asafetada.
  10. Once it has thickened add the paneer and cook for 15 mins.
  11. Add yoghurt to taste on a very low heat.

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