April 21, 2012

How to make Shahi Paneer

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Shahi Paneer – cottage cheese is a very good source of calcium. So, here it’s a homemade recipe of paneer. Shahi Paneer can be served with nan, paratha or kulcha.

Preparation time – 15 minutes
cooking time - 30 minutes
Serves – 6 people

Ingredients to make Shahi Paneer:

250 grams paneer – cottage cheese
3 table spoon butter
1 onion – chopped vertically
1 tea spoon ginger paste
1 tea spoon green chili paste
4 tomatoes finely chopped
¼ tea spoon cardamom powder
¼ cup whipped curd
½ tea spoon red chili powder
½ tea spoon garam masala
½ cup milk
2 table spoon tomato sauce
Salt to taste

For garnishing:

Grated paneer
Chopped coriander

Method to make Shahi Paneer:

  1. Chop paneer in to 2” fingers.
  2. Heat 1 ½ table spoon butter and add onion, ginger, green chilli and cardamom powder to it. Fry for 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 7 – 8 minutes with cover.
  4. Add curd and cook for 5 minutes. Add water and let it cool at room temperature.
  5. Blend in mixie till smooth.
  6. Heat remaining butter, add above gravy and other ingredients expect milk and paneer.
  7. Boil till thick gravy.
  8. At the time of serving, heat gravy, add paneer and milk and boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
  9. Garnish with coriander and grated paneer.
  10. Hot and rich Shahi Paneer is ready to serve.

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