Paneer Butter Masala Gravy

  • 5.0
20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 13%
Carbs 17%
Fats 70%
Gluten Free

This low carb paneer recipe is a perfect lunch and dinner gravy dish. The recipe is rich in protein and calcium & goes perfectly with naan or paratha.


  • 1/4 Cup Paneer(Cubes)
  • 1/4 Cup Tomato(Diced)
  • 1/4 Cup Onion(Diced)
  • 3 No. Red Chilly
  • 1 Tbsp Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Cashewnut(Chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Coriander Leaves(Chopped)
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • 1.5 Tsp Butter
  • As Required Water


For The Paste
  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a kadhai. Add diced onion and sauté till golden brown

  • Step 2

    Add whole red dry chillies, cashewnut, diced tomato and let it cook for a while

  • Step 3

    Remove from flame and cool it down

  • Step 4

    Transfer in a mixer and grind the mixture into a paste. Keep aside

For The Gravy
  • Step 1

    Melt butter in a kadhai

  • Step 2

    Add red chilli powder, onion paste, water and mix it well

  • Step 3

    Now add garam masala powder and salt. Mix well

  • Step 4

    Cover and cook for a while

  • Step 5

    Add a little water, fresh cream and chopped coriander leaves and mix

  • Step 6

    Finally add paneer cubes and stir till the gravy coats the paneer well

  • Step 7

    Pour in a clean bowl and serve hot

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Cow Milk Protein
Dairy Products
Red Chilli
Food Colors
Cashew Nut
Food Additives
Tree Nut
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(134gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 9gm 3.1%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 6.5%
Protein 8gm 15.1%
Total Fat 17gm 21.6%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 216 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 62 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 36 minutes
  • Bicycling 29 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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