Shahi Paneer Recipe

Serving for - 3-4 Ingredients Paneer / Cottage chesse - 1 and half cups (around 40 small cubes) Onion - 1 (Sliced) Toma...


Serving for - 3-4

Ingredients


Paneer / Cottage chesse - 1 and half cups (around 40 small cubes)
Onion - 1 (Sliced)
Tomatoes - 2 (Cut into cubes)
Cloves of garlic - 3 (finely chopped)
Ginger - 1 inch piece (finely chopped)
Red chili powder - 3/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Kasoori Methi / Dry fenugreek leaves - 1 tbsp
Almonds - 20
Milk - 1 cup
Green cardamom - 5
Butter - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Procedure

  • Soak almonds in a milk for about half hour. Add into a blender and make a smooth puree. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add paneer cubes and fry till they get slight brown color. Transfer them onto paper towel.
  • In same oil, Add green cardamom, ginger and garlic. Saute till raw smell from ginger-garlic goes away. Add sliced onion and saute till translucent. Add tomato cubes and cook till they turn tender. 
  • Add kasoori methi and mix well. Switch off the heat and let the mixture cool down. Add into a blender and make a smooth puree by adding 1/4 cup of water. Keep it aside.
  • Heat butter in a pan. Add onion-tomato puree and cook till moisture evaporates. 
  • Add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt to taste. Cook till oil starts to separate from spices.
  • Add paneer cubes and cook for a minute.
  • Then add almonds-milk puree. Mix well and reduce the heat. Allow curry to simmer on low heat for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Switch off the heat and serve hot with any Indian flat bread or rice.

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  1. shahi paneer.. a royal dish which i can eat anytime.. beautifully made dear

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  2. I need to get training from u for the way u click pictures. Love it poonam dish luks yummmmmy
    http://lavanyasrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  3. i love panneer....gravy looks tempting and delicious.

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  4. looks delicious and very tempting :)

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  5. Yummy and super rich looking shahi paneer, incredible side dish for rotis.

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  6. shahi paneer looks very inviting and yummy.

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  7. I love your shahi paneer and the final colow the curry has got!

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  8. Very rich and yummy gravy..

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  9. Looks delicious and yummy. Nice click.

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  10. What a coincidence..I too posted a paneer recipe..almost a similar version, but replaced almonds with cashew nuts..I have tried with almonds too when I ran out of cashews one time,love the almond version too..yummy !!

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  11. adding almonds in Shahi paneer is new, I always add cashews in it. thick, creamy gravy

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  12. So delicious, So yummy, so perfect, so colourful, so...

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  13. So smooth and creamy texture..loved the shahi paneer

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  14. The shahi paneer indeed looks very Shahi and can you kindly move to NJ and be like my neighbor.... IF you keep cooking in this fashion, I might have to relocate to your city/country.

    Awesome blog and recipes.
    Love Ash.

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  15. I have not made this before. I have been waiting to try your recipe, this is the one I am going to make as soon I get paneer from the Indian store.

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  16. Slurp!! very delicious preparation...looks too tempting!!
    Spicy Treats

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  17. BEAUTIFUL PICS... lovely recipe

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