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


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


  • 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

  2. I need to get training from u for the way u click pictures. Love it poonam dish luks yummmmmy

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

  4. looks delicious and very tempting :)

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

  6. shahi paneer looks very inviting and yummy.

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

  8. Very rich and yummy gravy..

  9. Looks delicious and yummy. Nice click.

  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 !!

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

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

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

  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.

  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.

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

  17. BEAUTIFUL PICS... lovely recipe



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