Shahi Paneer | How to make Shahi Paneer

By Menaga Sathia  |  13th Apr 2017  |  
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About Shahi Paneer Recipe

Paneer cooked in a rich and creamy sauce. It can be paired with naan, roti or jeera rice

Shahi Paneer is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Shahi Paneer is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Shahi Paneer by Menaga Sathia will help you to prepare the perfect Shahi Paneer in your kitchen at home. Shahi Paneer needs 25 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Shahi Paneer. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Shahi Paneer. In case you have any questions on how to make the Shahi Paneer you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Menaga Sathia. Shahi Paneer will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Shahi Paneer

Ingredients to make Shahi Paneer

  • paneer cubes - 250 gm
  • onion - 1 chopped
  • almonds - 5 nos
  • cashew - 2 tbsp
  • melon seeds -1 tbs
  • garlic pods -5
  • ginger - 1 inch (chopped)
  • red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • coriander powder -1 tsp
  • cardamom powder -1/4 tsp
  • saffron - few strands (crushed)
  • curd -1/4 cup whisked
  • Full fat cream - 2 tbsp
  • salt - to taste
  • sugar -1 tsp
  • water - 2 cups
  • butter - 3 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
  • To temper:
  • bay leaf- 1
  • cardamom - 1
  • cloves- 3

How to make Shahi Paneer

  1. In a bowl add 2 cups water, chopped onion, garlic, ginger, cashews, almonds and melon seeds. Boil it for 10 mins. Drain the water. Keep it aside. Once it cooled grind it to a fine paste.
  2. In a pan add butter and temper with the ingredients given under "To temper". Add the ground onion paste in medium flame.
  3. Once the butter oozes out the sides of the pan add the red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder. Mix well
  4. Now add the whisked curd, salt, sugar, stock and required water, boil it for 5 mins. Followed by paneer cubes, crushed saffron and cardamom powder. Stir it
  5. Cook in low flame for 5 mins until the paneer is cooked. Finally add the cream and switch off the flame.
  6. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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