Indian delicacy: Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer (cottage cheese) butter masala is a North Indian delicacy . It’s complete veg dish which is less spicy but tangy and tasty.

The recipe is below :

Ingredients :

Butter – 3 tablespoons,

Cottage cheese- 250 gms , in medium cubes,

Tomato puree/ paste – 2 cups,

Cashew paste – 1 cup,

Ginger paste – 1 tablespoon,

Green chilli- 3 or 4 chopped,

Salt and sugar- as per taste,

Red chilly powder – 1 teaspoon,

Cream- 1 tablespoon.

Garam masala ( cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamons, bay leaf)


1. Add the butter in a pan . Once heated add the garam masala.

2. Add ginger paste to the oil and stir till the raw smell of ginger goes away. Then add the tomato purée.

3. Cook for sometime till the tomato starts releasing oil. Add the cashew paste and stir.

4. Add water and make the paste smooth. Add sugar and salt as per taste ( sweet enough so that it’s not extra tangy) .

5. Then add green chilli.

6. Once the gravy becomes thick enough, add the cubes of cottage cheese.

7. Cook in low flame for minimum 10 mins.

8. Add the cream and coriander leaves on top and serve.


Enjoy the taste 🙂


Indian Delicacy : Dhania Chicken

I am not someone who cooks regularly but I seriously love cooking. Cooking works as source of relaxation and happiness to me just like painting does 🙂

This weekend I prepared one of the Indian delicacy which is very easily prepared yet super tasty. As I uploaded its picture on Facebook , many of my friends and relatives asked me for the recipe. So I decided to post the recipe on my blog , so that not only my friends but the recipe reach out to food lovers all across the globe. P.S Dhania means coriander..

The recipe is below :

Ingredients : (quantity may vary as per requirements)

approx 800gm chicken,

green chillies  – 6 or 7,

coriander leaves – 2 big bunch,

tomato – 2 medium size,

onion- 2 medium size, finely chopped.

Sour yoghurt – 1/2 cup,

ginger and garlic paste – 1 teaspoon each,


salt and sugar as per taste,

cumin powder,

bay leaves – 2 ,

garam masala ( cloves 7, green cardamoms 4, small cinnamon bars- 4 )

white oil.

Procedure :

1. Make a smooth paste with coriander leaves , tomatoes, yoghurt , 4 chillies and salt.

2. Marinate the chicken with one tablespoon of yoghurt, pinch of turmeric.

3. In a pan heat 3 teaspoon approx of white oil, add Garam masala and bay leaves to it.

4. Add onions to the oil , pinch of salt and fry till light brown. Then add the ginger garlic paste.


5. Once the onion is soft , add the marinated chicken. Toss it well. Add one teaspoon of cumin powder to it and cook further.

6. When the chicken starts releasing oil, add the coriander paste and cook for 10 mins on low flame and closed lid.

7. Add few more chopped raw green chillies to it and cook till the chicken is super soft. Add more salt as required and half teaspoon sugar.

8. Once the chicken is ready , serve it hot with rice or roti or paratha.


Let me know whether you liked it after trying it out  🙂