Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer

Rich n creamy paneer curry .. very similar to paneer butter masala...tastes best with roti!!

Soumya Sivadas


  1. 10 Paneer cubes
  2. 1 Tablespoon Fresh cream
  3. 1/2 Cup Milk
  4. 2 Onions , finely chopped
  5. 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped
  6. 2 Green chillies , chopped
  7. 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  8. 1 Tablespoon Tomato Sauce
  9. 1 Teaspoon Chilly Red Powder
  10. 1 Teaspoon Pepper powder
  11. 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  12. 1/2 Ginger piece , chopped (inch)
  13. coriander leaves Chopped
  14. Oil
  15. Salt


20 mins
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    In a non stick pan, saute onions in oil and add chopped ginger and green chillies and some salt to this.

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    Once the color of onions change add chopped tomatoes. Cover and let it cook for 2mins.

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    Remove the pan from fire, let the mix cool and then blend it using a mixer until you get a smooth paste.

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    Add turmeric,pepper, chilli and garam masala powder to the above paste and fry this for some time.

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    Add tomato sauce, mix well. Add more salt if required.Allow this paste to thicken.

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    Once the gravy tastes cooked (devoid of raw taste of tomato) add the paneer cubes(Soaked in warm water for 30mins) and mix gently.

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    Cover and cook (low flame)for 2 mins. Now add milk and bring the gravy to boil. Check salt once again!!!

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    Add some chopped coriander, mix in, cover the vessel and allow the flavor to seep in(1min)

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    Garnish with a dollop of fresh cream and serve hot.

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