Ad-link header

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Shahi Paneer

                 Shahi which means 'Royal' and Paneer when translated is ' Cottage Cheese' gives Shahi Paneer a royal feel ......Its a typical North Indian dish eaten with roti or naan.....Shahi paneer is preparation of paneer pieces in a thick, creamy and spicy gravy prepared in tomato, onion and cashewnuts paste.Because of its richness it is usually served in parties, dinners and other occasions which require special menu.....


1.Paneer -200g
2.Cashew nuts-12
4.Green chili-1(chopped)
7.Cumin powder(small jeera)-1 tsp
8.Asafetida (kayam)-1/8 tsp
9.Bay leaf-1
10.Coriander powder (Malli podi)-1 tbsp
11.Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
12.Red chili powder-3/4tspn, adjust to taste
13.Yoghurt-2 1/2 tbsp
14.Sugar-1 tsp
15.Salt-1 tsp
16.Garam masala-1/4 tsp
-17.Coriander leaves


~Slice paneer into 3/4 inch cubes. Keep aside.
~Grind cashews into powder. Keep aside.
~Puree tomatoes, green chili & ginger in mixer(without adding water). Keep aside.
~Add oil in a pan, over medium heat. Shallow fry paneer cubes till they turn slightly brown.Remove from pan & keep aside.
~Add cumin powder to the same oil , add asafetida and bay leaves. Stir for a few seconds.(Will get great aroma now..u'll luv it)
~Add chopped onion & saute till transparent.

~Now add tomato puree, coriander powder, turmeric n chili powder. Cook the mixture, stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes. It will become thicker.
~Add sugar, cashew powder & yoghurt. Cook for another minute then add little (1/2 cup)water & salt & bring to boil.
~Add paneer & cover the pan. Simmer for a few minutes over medium-low heat, till gravy is slightly thick in consistency.
~Add garam masala & coriander leaves & cook or 1 min.

Mouthwatering, quick to prepare and a perfect vegetable or paneer dish to serve on special occasions!
It tastes soo buttery without can reduce the amount of nuts if u give a try my dear friends....:)

Linking to : Swathi's Favorite Recipes: Vegetarian Recipes

No comments:

Facebook Blogger Plugin: Bloggerized by Enhanced by Saju's Tastes

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Recent Posts


A big thanks for your valuable time reading my blog post...Your comments and feedback is very valuable to me & I would feel more happier.... Please feel free to leave your comments & suggetions for this post... Thanks a loot...
Try out my easy recipe & post its beautiful pic in my facebook page..
or you can mail it to me..