Shahi paneer recipe

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recipe for Shahi Paneer:


  • 200g paneer
  • 2 onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Cut the paneer into bite-sized cubes and keep it aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they start to splutter, add chopped onions and green chilies. Sauté until the onions are translucent.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté until the raw smell goes away.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and cashew nuts. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.
  5. Turn off the heat and let the mixture cool. Once cooled, blend the mixture into a smooth paste using a blender or food processor.
  6. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan and add the tomato-cashew paste. Cook for a few minutes on low heat.
  7. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.
  8. Add paneer cubes to the pan and mix well.
  9. Add cream and mix well. Cook for a few more minutes until the gravy thickens.
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with naan, roti, or rice.

Your delicious Shahi Paneer is now ready to serve! Enjoy it with your favorite bread or rice.

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