Panner Butter Masala and an Award


Panner butter masala is an exoctic dish for me when I was in my hometown..We rarely go to the near by restaurant in our home town where we get this dish..After coming here to USA this is the common dish in most Indian restaurant..we usually have this ofen..Not only this panner butter masala..After coming to USA which I used to thought exoctic and unaffordable in India became much more common here in USA..

You Need

1.Panner-300 gms(cubed and fried)
2.Onion-2 (medium minced)
3.Tomato-2(medium Pureed)
4.Cashews-2 tbsp
5.chilli powder-1 +1/2 tsp
6.coriander powder-2 tsp color- a pinch
8.Garam masala powder- a pinch
9.Kasthoori methi-for garnishing
10.cumin powder-1/2 tsp
12.coriander leaves-for garnishing
13.oil-1 tbsp
14.Butter-1+1/2 tbsp


Heat the oil and butter in the Kadai add the minced onion fry until the raw smell goes off.

Add the tomato puree and fry it for few min..

Add all the powders and salt and add water and panner and close the lid and cook it 5-7 mnts.

Grind the cashews with 1/4 cup of water to get milk like consistency add it to the masala and let it simmer for few mnts until you get desired consistency..

Garnish it with kasthoori methi and coriander leaves..


Three beautiful friends of mine passed this wonderful award to me Ann,Hema,ShamaThanks a lot..I love this award and it also gave me such a good chance to tell seven things about me..

Rules are :
1. You must thank the person who has given you the award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link to the person who has nominated you for the award.
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.About Me
5. Nominate 7 other Kreativ Bloggers. (Which is not fair, I want to give to all my friends!)
6. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on which of the blogs to let them know they have been nominated

I love to pass this award to

Nithya Praveen
For a change, I asked my hubby Senthil to tell something about me he said

1.I am Positive thinker.Yes its true I always think positive..Even some thing is happening negative and I used find the positive things in it..

2.I am go getter..Means If I want one thing I will go any extreme to get it..

3.I am a tech Savi..I love tech talking..Even we both talk hours and hours of technical things..

4.I Just turned into environment saver..Go green..

5.I am an excellent cook..Yes thats true..I am ready to try new recepies..Try to make the recepies more tasty everytime..

6.I am an energetic person...

7.I love helping people..Yes thats true.If somebody needs any help I will be the first one to help them..

According to me...

1.I am an 100% dual mind..Absolute gemini character..I will be Happy and suddendly with an hour or so I feel depressed for no reason..

2.I love Perfumes,dresses,sun glass..I love Indian dresses almost 75% of the closet in our bedroom is mine and the 25% is for my hubby..

3.I love spicy food..Hot Pickles are my favorite..I love to mix it with plain rice have it with chips ..My favorite comfort food..

4.I am an economical person,but that doesnt mean I am stingy..I will think twice/thrice before buying anything..I didnt like to stuff everything inside my home which I barely use..I always have a calculator running inside my mind..

5.I love contemporary style in interior designing..Simple and sleek straight lines..earthy colors..I didnt like much traditional/country style designing..

6.I love uniqueness in everything..Food,Dress,anything you name it...if its different from the regular stuff..I just love it..

7.I am an very emotional person..Even the movies can make me cry..Recent movie which Made me cry was 'Marley and me' climax..You gals wont beleive it..One day my hubby causally started singing an old emotional song..(he is neither an bad singer nor an good singer..)I started crying..He was shocked and asked why are you crying because of my song..I said yes...He burst into laughs..

See you Gals!!


  1. i too make the same way but will add lot of ginger & green chillies....nice click

  2. Wow,it was wonderful reading your are such a sensitive.awesome person dear..excited

    and the paneer butter masala looks perfect and rich !!

  3. Wow the paneer masala looks so delectable! Loved reading both versions about you :)

  4. Wow priya seeing u after long time.. Congrats on ur award. Good to know more abt you

  5. congrats on the award meena. pass me the paneer pls

  6. Lovely color. Looks so yummy. And congrats on ur award

  7. Slurp! pass me the paneer with the colourful gravy.Congrats on your award Meena.Thanks for the award. Nice to read about you.

  8. Ooowooo! Paneer masala looks colorful and tempting! Congrats on the award and thanks for tagging me!

  9. And I have more awards waiting for you at my blog :) You can skip doing the tag :)

  10. Paneer masala looks colorful. And nice reading about you.

  11. Nice reading about u:) Marley n me climax made me to cry too:( Paneer masal looks very delicious.

  12. Looks nice..must try this once.tempting !!

  13. Pls collect your award from my blog.

  14. Yeah Butter masala is one of the most common desi dish abroad. I remem every one of my lab mate asking panner butter masala, chiken tikka masala & Naan. This is one famous combho here.

    I have a made 10min version which is lying in my blog for days. I gotta post dat soon :-)

    Urs looks so good and Im sure it would have tasted divine.

  15. Looks reading abt you Meena

  16. Looks very nice the colour :)

  17. Congrag on ur award. Its nice reading about u. There is something waiting for you in my blog. Plz collect it.

  18. Paneer butter masala looks exotic and colorful.. Please collect ur award from my blog

  19. Congrats collect ur

  20. Paneer masala looks great.....

  21. This looks sooo delicious! I must make it soon!

  22. From your post, it seems you are unaware of another recognition that your blog has got - check this link - - that is where I found your link. Congratulations.

  23. I've enjoyed reading through your blog. I've been to Madurai twice and didn't know what I was eating most of the time. It's been fun to see all the different spices you use and that were probably in the dishes I ate in Madurai.

  24. Wow what a colorful picture...its so inviting.

    Oi, you have tagged me?! Come on, thank you so much, dear.

    I even liked ur iddiyappam with mushrooms, awesome!:)

  25. Paneer masala looks colourful ..

  26. My all time fav and my first order iin restaurants is Paneer butter masala, urs looks soo delicious am drooling over here!


  27. Oooh! Mouth watering paneer butter masala.New here
    Padhu of

  28. Paneer masala looks inviting and yum ! Congrats on your award...