Paneer RecipeShahi paneer recipe

Shahi paneer recipe

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.

Ingredients

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
Method:

    • 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.

paneer
golden-paneer

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

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grind-onion-tomato

  • 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).

raw-onion-tomato
Add-masala

  • 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-milk
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.
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