Shahi Paneer

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese)
  • 3 tbsp. ghee or butter
  • 1 onion chopped into strips
  • 1/2″ piece ginger chopped fine
  • 2 green chillies chopped fine
  • 4 tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 cardamoms crushed
  • 1/4 cup beaten curd
  • 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 cup milk, little salt, tomato sauce


  • 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.

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