Shahi Paneer
Shahi Paneer

Shahi paneer is a preparation of paneer, indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a thick gravy of cream, tomatoes and Indian spices.

Ingredients

250 gms. paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp. ghee or butter
1 onion chopped into strips
1/2″ piece ginger chopped fine
2 green chillies chopped fine
4 tomatoes chopped fine
2 cardamoms crushed
1/4 cups beaten curd
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp. tomato sauce


To garnish:
2 tbsp. grated paneer
1 tbsp. chopped coriander

 

Instructions

Chop the paneer into 2″ fingers.
Heat half the ghee. Add onion,ginger, green chilli and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
Add curd and cook for 5 minutes.
Add 1/2 cup water and cool.
Blend in a mixie till smooth.
Heat remaining ghee, add gravy and other ingredients except milk and paneer.
Boil to get a very thick gravy.
Just before serving, heat gravy, add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer. Enjoy Shahi Paneer.

 

Shahi Paneer
 
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Shahi paneer is a preparation of paneer, indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a thick gravy of cream, tomatoes and Indian spices.
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 250 gms. paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 3 tbsp. ghee or butter
  • 1 onion chopped into strips
  • ½" piece ginger chopped fine
  • 2 green chillies chopped fine
  • 4 tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 cardamoms crushed
  • ¼ cups beaten curd
  • ½ tsp. red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp. garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp. tomato sauce
  • To garnish:
  • 2 tbsp. grated paneer
  • 1 tbsp. chopped coriander
Instructions
  1. Chop the paneer into 2" fingers.
  2. Heat half the ghee. Add onion, ginger, green chilli and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
  4. Add curd and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add ½ cup water and cool.
  6. Blend in a mixie till smooth.
  7. Heat remaining ghee, add gravy and other ingredients except for milk and paneer.
  8. Boil to get a very thick gravy.
  9. Just before serving, heat gravy, add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer. Enjoy
  11. Shahi Paneer