Paneer Butter Masala

A healthier version of paneer butter masala with soft pieces of paneer in a creamy tomato sauce with onions, garam masala & tomatoes.


2 cups paneer, cubed (or cottage cheese)
1 inch ginger
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons cashews
1 white onion, diced
1 (16 oz can) whole tomatoes
1 tbsp RawSpiceBar's Garam Masala
2 tbsp coconut cream
Kosher salt, to taste


1. In a large skillet, heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add onion and saute, 5-6 minutes. Add garam masala, salt, cashews, garlic & ginger and saute, 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
2.Add tomatoes and let brown, another 5-6 minutes. Let cool and blend into a smooth paste.
3. In the same skillet, heat more oil and add the curry paste with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil & then simmer on low for 30 minutes. Add paneer and cream and let simmer, another 10-15 minutes. Serve topped with mint or cilantro & enjoy!

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