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Shahi Paneer Recipe

Shahi Paneer Recipe

Rich and Creamy Dish

  • Gluten Free
  • Spicy
  • Vegetarian

Here goes the method of cooking Shahi Paneer for you.




What is a Shahi paneer

Shahi Paneer Recipe is a rich and creamy dish, is a popular Mughal Cuisine dish denotes royalty. Restaurant Style Shahi paneer can never go wrong for any of your party or just when you desire to cook something delectable. It the simple Paneer in the royal style and comes with delicious creamy gravy. It has onions, nuts, and curd in the right balance to give you the best creamy Shahi Paneer recipe that goes well with roti, rice or biryani.

Shahi Paneer Recipe Tips

  1. Adding cream in the recipe is optional so if you want to add you can or you can skip it.
  2. For the vegan version of this recipe, substitute paneer with tofu.
  3. You can use full-fat yogurt as a substitute for tomato puree in the same proportion as mentioned in the recipe.
Step 1
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Take a medium sized pan and heat 3 tablespoons of oil or ghee in it. Add bay leaf, cumin seeds, coriander powder in it. Let it saute for a minute.

Step 2
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Once the spices become fragrant, add finely chopped onions, green chili, ginger, garlic, cashews and almonds in it. Saute it well.

Step 3
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Saute till the onions become the translucent and raw aroma of ginger and garlic goes away. Add chopped tomatoes in the mixture and stir it well. After that, cover the lid and cook it for 7-8 add minutes. Once the oil starts separating at the edges then turn off the flame and let it cool at room temperature.

Step 4
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Once the gravy cools down, transfer this into a blending jar and blend it to make a smooth paste and keep aside.

Step 5
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In the same pan, take some ghee or oil and add the ground gravy in it. Cook this gravy for 5-7 minutes and further add red chili powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and salt to taste. Mix it well.

Step 6
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Bring this gravy to a boil. Once the gravy starts thickening, add the paneer cubes in it. Also, add some milk in the gravy and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.

Step 7
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Grate 2-3 cubes of Paneer for garnishing and add in the cooked gravy. Also, add some fresh cream to make your dish look scrumptious. Garnish it with some coriander leaves, cardamom powder, and crushed Kasuri methi.

Step 8
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Now your shahi paneer recipe dish is ready and serves it hot with roomali roti or naan!

  • 35 Min
  • Serves 3
  • Medium

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Adjust Servings:
250 gms Paneer/Cottage Cheese
1 tsp Coriander Powder Dhania powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder Haldi Powder
4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1/2 tsp Chili Powder Lal Mirch Powder
2 tablespoon Fresh Cream
As per taste Salt
2 Onion Roughly chopped
3 Tomatoes Roughly chopped
2 tablespoon Cashew Nuts Roughly chopped
2 tablespoon Almonds Roughly chopped
1 inch Ginger Chopped
3 tablespoon Butter Ghee/Butter
2 Cloves
1 Bay leaf
1 tsp Cumin
1 Green Chili
1/4 Green Cardamoms
1 tsp Kasuri Methi fenugreek powder

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