firstly, add 1 tbsp butter and saute 1 bay leaf, 3 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 4 cloves and 1 tsp kasuri methi. roast until the spices turn aromatic.
now add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
further add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp cumin powder.
now add 1½ cup tomato puree and saute until oil is released.
also, add 3 tbsp cashew paste and saute for a minute.
add in 1 cup water, 1 tsp salt. mix well.
furthermore, add roasted potato and paneer.
cover and boil for 2 minutes, or until the flavours are absorbed.
add in 2 tbsp cream, 2 tbsp grated paneer and mix well.
turn off the flame and add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander.
finally, enjoy aloo paneer masala with roti or chapati.