Why Use Mustard Oil in Paneer Butter Masala Recipe?

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

A popular Indian meal with a creamy, savory tomato-based gravy is paneer-butter masala. This dish gains a special depth of taste and several health advantages from including mustard oil. We will walk you on how to create Paneer Butter Masala using mustard oil—more especially, Double Hiran Mustard Oil for the best results—in this article.


Paneer Butter Masala with mustard oil calls for the following ingredients:

  • 250 grams paneer, cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons Double Hiran Mustard Oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, pureed
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 cup cashew paste (soaked and blended cashews)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


1. Prepare the Paneer

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of Double Hiran Mustard Oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the paneer cubes and sauté until they turn golden brown. Remove it and set it aside.

2. Make the Gravy

  1. In the same pan, add the remaining mustard oil.
  2. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  3. Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  4. Add grated ginger and minced garlic, and sauté for another 2 minutes until the raw smell disappears.
  5. Add chopped green chilies and pureed tomatoes. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  6. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Mix well and cook the spices for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the cashew paste and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring continuously.

3. Combine and Cook

  1. To the gravy, toss the sautéed paneer cubes.
  2. Taste and add salt to suit; if necessary, add some water to change the consistency.
  3. Cover and boil for ten minutes, letting the paneer pick up the gravy’s taste.
  4. Add fresh cream, garam masala, and kasiri methi. Well, mix, then cook for another two minutes.

4. Serve

  1. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  2. Serve hot with naan, roti, or rice.

Health Benefits

Including Double Hiran Mustard Oil in your Paneer Butter Masala improves taste and offers some health advantages as well. Rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats—which are healthy for heart health—mustard oil Additionally included are omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which help lower inflammation and enhance skin conditions.


Making Paneer Butter Masala with mustard oil is ultimately a terrific way to savor a delicious and healthy dinner. This well-liked dish has many health advantages and a unique taste with Double Hiran oil. Try this easy and great recipe right now to enjoy Double Hiran Mustard Oil’s benefits in your cooking.

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