Ajwain Roti's with Paneer Butter Masala

Ajwain roti :

Ingredients :
Atta / whole wheat flour -- 1 cup
Ajwain -- 1/3 tsp
Oil -- 1 tsp
Salt -- to taste
Curd / Yoghurt -- 1 tbsp ,plain
Water / milk -- to form a dough
Oil -- 1/2 tsp

Method :
  • Take the atta flour in a mixing bowl and add everything one by one except water / milk.
  • Combine and form a well in the center.
  • Add water / milk slowly and mix well with the flour . Better make a soft, supple dough. Apply the half a tsp (1/2 tsp ) of oil on the dough .
  • Rest the dough covered with moist cotton cloth for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into equal parts and roll out to an 1/4 in thickness.
  • Fry the roti's in a heated tava on both sides until they turn light golden brown on both sides and serve hot with curry of ur choice.

Paneer Butter Masala :

Ingredients :

Paneer -- 150 gms
Butter -- 2 tbsp
Cinnamon -- 1 in piece
Cloves -- 2 nos.
Cardamom -- 1 no.
Onion -- 1 big, grated / very finely chopped
Tomatoes -- 2 nos. , blanched and pureed
Fresh cream -- 2 tbsp
Milk -- 1/3 cup
Honey --  1 1/2 tsp
Salt -- to taste
GG paste -- 1 tsp
Kasoori methi leaves -- 1 tsp ,dried and crushed
Red chilli powder -- 1 tsp
Coriander powder -- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder / food colour  -- a pinch

Method :
  • Cut the paneer into cubes and soak them in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the butter in a pan and fry the whole spices. Later add the fine chopped onion and fry until turns light golden.
  • Dump in the GG paste and fry for a minute. we don want the raw smell of the GG paste in our curry. Now pour in thetomato puree over meium low heat and mix well. Cover and continue to cook until everything comes together and slightly oozes out oil.
  • Now add the red chilli powder ,turmeric powder / food colour , coriander powder , ( I also add cumin powder , u may also add if u like the flavour ) ,salt and combine well with the masala.
  • Again cover and cook until the masala powder blends well with the butter masala.
  • Now add the paneer cubes which is already soaked in hot water and scald well with the masala. Add the milk and mix well. U may also add water if the mixture is too thick, but no such that makes the curry watery.
  • Continue to cook covered for 3 minutes and then addthe crushed kasoori methi leaves and honey and mix well.
  • Finally add the fresh cream ,stir to mix well And remove from the stove.
Relish with roti's...

Happy eating guys,


  1. ajwain rotis with Paneer butter masala sounds yummy to me right now!...I wish I had that plate to eat for lunch!

  2. This combi looks perfect...roti is so soft...nice presentation...

  3. I am drooling.lovely and delicious paratha.

  4. wow...what a gr8 combo ! paneer butter masala looks just perfect....absolutely yummy and delicious !


  5. Roti and paneer butter masala looks yum and rich!


  6. Great combo- loved the platter.
    I am SERIOUSLY drooling :))))

    US Masala

  7. fabulou pictures.love the combo.ur rotis are ultimate.

  8. Love ajwains in rotis, both roti and PBM tempts me a lot..am hungry now even after my dinner..

  9. yumm..oo!! amazing color, looks so creamy and delicious, like a restaurant one.

  10. delicious comb n tempting pics..

  11. ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு....சூபப்ர்ப்...

  12. This looks so delicious. First time here and I love your blog.

  13. Rich and creamy paneer butter masala,love the combo,drooling.

  14. totally tempting platter Shanavi - What a lovely mouthwatering combo! two thumbs up dear :)

  15. just yummy .. rotis look so perfect.. n paneer masala.. just the corect combination..

    U have a nice blog gal.. happy to follow u..


  16. Ajwain roti and paneer butter masala looks so delicious.Love the clicks.

  17. wow rotis look so perfect and paneer butter masala is superb and very delicious !! Excellent clicks !!

  18. Perfect combination...looks yummy

  19. Hi Shanavi

    Great looking combination. If I were your neighbour, I would have been so lucky to have tasted so many of your wonderfully prepared recipes regularly. Especially Paneer butter masala looks awesome.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  20. Gr8 combo dear...Looks yummy...

  21. The masala makes my mouth water...Ajwain must be giving a nice flavour! Yum!

  22. My fav recipe.. looks absolutely tempting and perfect.. awesome shots dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

  23. lovely array of rotis-flavoursome and the paneer gravy is wow

  24. மிக அருமையாக இருக்கு,சூப்பர்ர்ர்!!

  25. paneer butter masala is looking absolutely fabulous, and ajwain roti is a great combo to go with it

  26. The gravy looks fantastic..A perfect combo with ajwain rotis ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  27. Delicious combo !!! Paneer is my all time favorite !!

  28. Shanu.the combo is great and the curry looks so temptg...fabulous

  29. Your recipe is looks awsme, you give the easiest way to prepare this recipe, from your recipe tips many people gets advantage. Regards, Paneer Butter Masala




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