Shahi paneer | How to make Shahi paneer

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  15th Jun 2017  |  
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About Shahi paneer Recipe

An easy but decadent paneer curry for special occasions, simple but full of unique flavours.

Shahi paneer is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Shahi paneer in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 40 minutes to cook. The Shahi paneer by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Shahi paneer at home without any difficulty. Shahi paneer is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Shahi paneer would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Shahi paneer this weekend. Share your Shahi paneer cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee for inputs. In case you have any queries for Shahi paneer you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee. You can also rate the Shahi paneer and give feedback.

Shahi paneer

Ingredients to make Shahi paneer

  • paneer (cubed) - 1 cup
  • onion (chopped) - 1
  • tomatoes (chopped) - 4
  • green chillies (chopped) - 1
  • ginger (chopped) - 2 tsp
  • cardamom - 2
  • red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Milk - 1/4 th cup
  • tomato Ketchup - 1 tbsp
  • salt
  • Refined oil
  • coriander leaves (chopped) - 2 tbsp

How to make Shahi paneer

  1. Heat some oil in a pan.
  2. Once heated, add the cardamom followed by the chopped ginger and green chillies.
  3. Once they smell, add the chopped onions.
  4. Fry till translucent and then add the tomatoes.
  5. Cook them until mushy. Keep aside to cool.
  6. Once the tomato mix is cold enough, blend it in a blender.
  7. Heat some more oil in the pan and add the above tomato paste made.
  8. Now add the tomato ketchup, all the powdered masalas and salt.
  9. Cook till the masala leaves oil. Then add the cubed paneer.
  10. Stir and add the milk while stirring the cooking masala.
  11. Finally add some water for the gravy, check for salt and bring upto boil.
  12. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Reviews for Shahi paneer (1)

Sheetal Sharmaa year ago

Delicious Paneer dish!

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