Friday, July 26, 2013

Shahi Paneer | Paneer Recipe


Paneer cooked in  Rich tangy creamy gravy.

Preparation Time: 10-15 min.
Cooking Time       20-30 min.
Servings: 3
200 gm  Cottage cheese (paneer),cut into cubes
2  tbsp Butter/Oil
2  Onions,finely chopped
15-20 Cashew nuts
5  Tomatoes,finely chopped
1  tsp Red chilly powder
1  tbsp Coriander powder
Salt to taste
2  tbsp Butter
1/2  cup Cream
1 tsp  Kastoori methi powder
1 tsp  Garam masala powder
1/4 tsp  Green cardamom powder

Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add onions and cashew nuts and sauté lightly. Add tomatoes and cook for 10-12 minutes or tomatoes are pulpy.Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté. Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar, cool and grind to a paste with a little water.

 Transfer the mixture into the same kadai. Add butter, cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
Add cream and mix well. Add paneer, kastoori methi powder, garam masala powder, green cardamom powder and mix well. 

 Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with some cream and serve hot.

To make jain gravy avoid onion and  soak almonds,poppy seeds,cashew in water or milk and grind into fine paste.
Don't boil more after adding cream.


  1. sooooo creamy, luscious gravy with soft paneer chunks = food heaven,yummm :-)

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