Paneer Makhani Recipe (Jain Style): No Onion No Garlic Paneer Butter Masala

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Jain-style paneer makhani recipe is mainly prepared in North India during the festival seasons. It is especially made without onion and garlic, so that it can be consumed during vrats or fasts.

Jain-style paneer butter masala is made by cooking paneer cubes in a thick creamy tomato gravy. This flavoursome dish goes well with all breads and rice. Butter paneer is a simple dish, which is easy to cook at home. Even beginners need not put too much of an effort to get this dish right.

If you want to prepare this "no garlic, no onion" paneer makhani at home, watch and learn the step-by-step procedure along with images and a video.

JAIN STYLE PANEER MAKHANI RECIPE VIDEO

jain style paneer makhani recipe
JAIN STYLE PANEER MAKHANI RECIPE | NO ONION NO GARLIC PANEER BUTTER MASALA | NO ONION NO GARLIC RECIPE
Jain Style Paneer Makhani Recipe | No Onion No Garlic Paneer Butter Masala | Jain Butter Paneer Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Total Time
25 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Butter - 1 tbsp

    Cumin seeds (jeera) - a pinch

    Tomato puree - 4 medium-sized tomatoes

    Fresh cream - 3/4th cup

    Salt to taste

    Tomato ketchup (without onion) - 2 tbsp

    Kashmiri chilli powder - 1 tsp

    Paneer masala powder - 1 tsp

    Paneer (cut into cubes) - 200 g

    Powdered sugar - 1 tsp

    Kasuri methi - 1 tsp

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add butter to a heated pan.

    2. Once the butter melts, add the cumin seeds.

    3. Add the tomato puree, once the cumin seeds turn brown, and stir well.

    4. As soon as the tomato puree starts to boil, add fresh cream and mix thoroughly.

    5. Add salt and tomato ketchup and blend well.

    6. Cover it with a lid and allow it to cook for 10 minutes, stirring it occasionally.

    7. Remove the lid, add kashmiri chilli powder and the paneer masala powder and mix properly.

    8. Add the paneer cubes and stir well.

    9. Add powdered sugar and kasuri methi and mix it properly before serving.

Instructions
  • 1.Cook the gravy until the water evaporates completely.
  • 2.Since it has no onion and garlic, this dish can be eaten during vrats/fasts.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 191 cal
  • Fat - 14.9 g
  • Protein - 9.4 g
  • Carbohydrates - 6.0 g
  • Fibre - 2.7 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE JAIN STYLE PANEER MAKHANI

1. Add butter to a heated pan.

jain style paneer makhani recipe

2. Once the butter melts, add the cumin seeds.

jain style paneer makhani recipe

3. Add the tomato puree, once the cumin seeds turn brown, and stir well.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe

4. As soon as the tomato puree starts to boil, add fresh cream and mix thoroughly.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe

5. Add salt and tomato ketchup and blend well.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe

6. Cover it with a lid and allow it to cook for 10 minutes, stirring it occasionally.

jain style paneer makhani recipe

7. Remove the lid, add kashmiri chilli powder and the paneer masala powder and mix properly.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe

8. Add the paneer cubes and stir well.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe

9. Add powdered sugar and kasuri methi and mix it properly before serving.

jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe
jain style paneer makhani recipe
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