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This shahi paneer recipe uses cashew nut based tomato gravy to bring in the rich texture and flavour.

About Recipe

How to make SHAHI PANEER

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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
25 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Paneer/Cheese
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : November 25, 2016

Ingredients used in SHAHI PANEER
• Kasoori methi - half tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Garam masala powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Haldi - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Cashewnut powder - 2 tablespoons.
• Ginger garlic paste - 2 teaspoons.
• Medium tomato pureed - 2 numbers.
• Onion pureed - 1 big.
• Paneer cubed - 250 grams.
• Green cardamom - 4 numbers.
• Cinnamon & bayleaf - 1 number.
• Milk - half cup.
• Heavy cream - 4 tablespoons.
• Oil - as required.
• Sugar - 2 pinch.
  • Heat the oil in a vessel. Add the dalchini/cinnamon and bayleaf and let it flavor the oil.
  • Add the pureed onion and fry it for some time till it becomes translucent .
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it and then add the red chilli , haldi and garam masala powder.
  • Be careful and dont let the masala burn.
  • Add the pureed tomato paste and leave it on slow fire for 10 minutes.
  • Once the masala leaves the oil. Mix the cashewnut powder with milk and add it to the gravy with half cup of water and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Grind kasoori methi and cardamom seed and add the powder to the gravy along with salt and sugar.
  • The gravy should not be very thick and check the seasoning and adjust it.
  • Just before serving add the paneer cubes along with heavy cream and let it simmer for 2 minutes with the lid closed.
  • Garnish it with green coriander leaves and grated paneer with a swirl of heavy cream.

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vahuser Posted on Mon Aug 22 2011

Thank you for sharing this recipe. Enjoyed a lot.

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