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Simple Paneer Makhani (Vegetarian)

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“A wonderful Indian dish that can be vegetarian with the paneer or can be made with chicken instead. If using chicken, put in 2 chicken breast cubed. There are other recipes where the paneer is seasoned and such, but this is a quick dinner. As a side note... we live in an area where getting Paneer is difficult sometimes. Our local superstore sells a cheese called Panela though. A Mexican version of Paneer. It's a little saltier, but for the most part almost the same and cheaper. It's in with the queso cheeses.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cube paneer to bite size pieces.
  2. Melt butter and add bay leaves. Heat for a while until there is a good aroma.
  3. Remove bay leaves.
  4. Add all spices and mix.
  5. Add garlic and brown some.
  6. Add tomato puree, mix and heat to a simmer.
  7. Stir in paneer and whipping cream.
  8. Add water if needed to make thinner.
  9. Serve over basmati rice.

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