Shahi Paneer Recipe

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Shahi Paneer Recipe

Preparation Time : 20 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Total Serving : 6
Ingredients For Shahi Paneer Recipe :
  • cottage cheese :     250 gms
  • clarified butter :     3 tbsp
  • ginger (finely chopped) :     1 inch piece
  • green chili (slit lengthwise) :     1
  • onion (grated) :     1
  • tomatoes (chopped) :     4
  • brown cardamoms (crushed) :     2
  • bay leaf :     1
  • beaten curd :     1/2 cup
  • melon seeds or 2 tblsp cashew nut paste :     30 gms
  • salt :     1 tsp
  • cumin powder :     1/2 tsp
  • red chili powder :     1/2 tsp
  • garam masala :     3/4 tsp
  • tomato sauce :     2 tbsp
  • milk :     1/4 - 1/2 cup

Preparation Method for Shahi Paneer Recipe :

  • Soak the melon seeds or cashew nuts which ever you are taking for atleast 2 hrs and then grind them to a smooth paste.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a kadai, add onion, ginger, green chili and brown cardamoms. Cook till onion turns translucent. Add tomatoes, cover it and cook for 7-8 minute.
  • Add curd and cashew nut or melon seeds paste. Cook for 3-4 minute and remove from fire.
  • Cool down the above ingredients and put them in a grinder along with 1/2 cup of water. Strain the puree.
  • Take a frying pan, add 1 tbsp of ghee and add the above pureed paste and cook for 10 minutes on low flame till oil separates.
  • Add salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, garam masala and tomato sauce. Add enough water so that there can be thick gravy.
  • Keep on low flame and cook for 5-7 minute. Remove from fire.
  • At the time of serving heat the gravy and add paneer pieces.
  • Add milk and mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Note: To make the dish more creamier you can replace milk with 1/4 cup cream.
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.