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Shahi paneer recipe | paneer recipes | side dish for roti

by Jeyashri suresh

Shahi paneer i wanted to try for a long time, but i am not sure how to make it exactly. Two weeks back when bought a a paneer packet , i saw the recipe of Shahi paneer behind the cover and i thought i will give it a try. Believe me, it turned out extremely well and it was a super hit among all. I can say this is a restaurant style Paneer recipe. Do try this paneer recipe at home and enjoy.


Shahi Paneer

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 Mins |   Serves : 2-3

   Paneer cubes  1/2 cup
   Onion 1
   Tomato puree 3 tblsp
   Ginger  1 small piece
   Garlic 3 pods
   Fresh cream  3 tblsp (optional but recommended)
    Milk  1/2 cup
    Red chilli powder  1/4 tsp
    Pepper powder   1/4 tsp
    Green chilli    1
    Garam masala   1/4 tsp
    Cumin powder    1/4 tsp
    Coriander powder   1/4 tsp 
    Kasoori methi   2 pinches
    Oil    2tblsp
    Cashew nuts –   4-5 f(or garnishing)  
    Salt   To taste 

Shahi -paneer

    • In a non stick  pan add few drops of oil. Saute the paneer cubes till golden brown.
    • This step is optional but it tasted very nice.


  • Grind the onions , ginger, garlic ,green chilli along with tomato puree. If adding tomato add 1 tomato.
  • Grind into a smooth paste.


  • In a pan add oil and add the ground paste. Saute in a low flame without getting this burnt.
  • Add the red chilli powder, garam masala,coriander powder, cumin powder, pepper powder(i made it fresh).


  • Add milk to the  onion tomato when the raw smell of the masala goes.
  • Mix well and add the paneer cubes. Let this boil for 2-3 minutes in a low flame. If it is too thick add little water to get gravy consistency.

Add Fried-paneer

  • Add the fresh cream (if adding). Mix well and boil for 2 minutes in a low flame.
  • Add kasuri methi and switch off the flame. Roast cashew nuts in ghee and garnish before serving.

add cream
shahi paneer

  • Shahi paneer gravy is ready to serve.
  • This was super creamy and yummy and tasted very nice.
Shahi-paneer 3

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AparnaRajeshkumar March 6, 2014 - 8:22 am

yes.. even i learnt the recipe from my masala packet and it turned damm good. lovely color combo

Rafeeda AR March 6, 2014 - 9:26 am

looks so creamy...

Unknown March 6, 2014 - 10:17 am

yery yummi dish...

Radha Natarajan March 6, 2014 - 10:33 am

Beautiful recipe and stunning clicks, as usual.

Dipti Joshi March 6, 2014 - 10:41 am

yummy......I too try recipes which are there on the packets. 😉 Looks so good!

nandoos Kitchen March 6, 2014 - 12:31 pm

nice creamy shahi paneer.

Hema March 6, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Rich and creamy dish, looks superb..

Sangeetha M March 7, 2014 - 12:05 am

so creamy and delicious curry...looks perfect and much better than the restaurant shahi paneer 🙂

Veena Theagarajan March 7, 2014 - 4:16 am

simple and tasty dish

Shama Nagarajan March 7, 2014 - 10:52 am

delicious inviitng side dish

Shobha March 7, 2014 - 11:29 am

Perfect party dish..

Kalpana Sareesh March 7, 2014 - 1:11 pm

deliciously creamy recipe..

dassana March 8, 2014 - 6:24 pm

good with rotis or naan. looks creamy and delicious.

Irina M March 13, 2014 - 6:07 pm

Hi! Your shahi paneer recipe was nominated as one of the "Best Shahi Paneer Recipes on the Net". To vote for it, please visit https://easyindianrecipes.org/side-dish-recipes/best-shahi-paneer-recipes-on-the-net-vote-for-your-favorite/ (your recipe is positioned at #4 - random order).

Sonam Kumari August 8, 2015 - 7:27 am

I tried this Shahi Paneer Recipe And it comes out delicious 🙂


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