Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe

Give this quick and simple Cheesy Paneer Masala which is a delicious preparation of paneer simmered in a spiced tomato gravy and Britannia classic cheese spread a try and you will absolutely love it. Make Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry for your next dinner party and wow your guests.

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Archana Doshi
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I always prefer dhaba style cooking might be for their rustic charm or for their earthy flavors. Paneer butter masala is one of famous delicacies of North Indian cuisine. Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe definitely stands out in comparison to its regular counterpart. 

The cheese spread added to the paneer curry brings a perfect blend of creaminess to the dish making it perfect for parties.All in all, it is a win-win side dish recipe for a get together or at lunch time for any occasion.

Serve Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe along with Homemade Butter Naan RecipeDhaba Style Dal Palak Recipe and Lacha Pyaz for a complete meal.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe
  2. Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe
  3. Dhaba Style Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

50 M

Total in

65 M


6 Servings


  • 200 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cubed
  • 2 cups Tomato , puree
  • 2 tablespoons Britannia Cheese Spread - Classic
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil

How to make Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe, into a mixer grinder add tomato puree and Britannia classic cheese spread. Blend to make a smooth puree and keep aside. 

  2. Next into a preheated pan add oil, onions, ginger, garlic, badi elaichi and saute until the onions soften and turn golden brown in color. 

  3. Once done add the tomato cheese puree, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, honey and salt to taste.

  4. Stir well to combine and give the tomato mixture a brisk boil.

  5. After the gravy has come to a boil add the paneer and kasuri methi. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes and turn off the heat. 

  6. Serve Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe along with Homemade Butter Naan RecipeDhaba Style Dal Palak Recipe and Lacha Pyaz for a complete meal.

Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe is part of the Festival Recipes Contest