Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer

  • 10 Oct, 2020
  • Posted By : Divyesh


250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese)

3 tbsp. ghee or butter

onion chopped into strips

1/2" piece ginger chopped fine

2 green chillies chopped fine

4 tomatoes chopped fine

cardamoms crushed

1/4 cup beaten curd

1/2 tsp. red chilli powder 1/2 tsp. garam masala salt to taste

1/2 cup milk

2 tbsp. tomato sauce 


To Garnish...

  • 2 tbsp. grated paneer

  • 1 tbsp. chopped coriander



Chop the paneer into 2" fingers.

Heat half the ghee. Add onion,ginger, green chilli and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.

Add curd and cook for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water and cool.

Blend in a mixie till smooth.

Heat remaining ghee, add gravy and other ingredients except milk and paneer. Boil to get a very thick gravy.

Just before serving, heat gravy, add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.


Making time: 45 minutes.

Makes for: 6

Shelf life: best fresh.

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