A staple menu item in any Indian kitchen, this rich, creamy dish is teeming with paneer cubes, tangy tomato-onion gravy, creamy cashews, crushed fenugreek leaves, and roasted whole spices

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Shahi Paneer
A staple menu item in any Indian kitchen, this rich, creamy dish is teeming with paneer cubes, tangy tomato-onion gravy, creamy cashews, crushed fenugreek leaves, and roasted whole spices
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Prep work: cube the paneer into 1/2-1 inch cubes, grate 5-6 cubes using a grater, set aside. Chop the onions, garlic, ginger, green chili, cilantro, and cashew paste prior to cooking
  2. Heat oil in a pan, saute ginger, garlic and green chilies for a few minutes till golden. Add onion and saute till onions turn translucent and fragrant.
  3. Add all the dry spices - turmeric, red chili, black pepper, chaat masala, coriander powder, cumin powder. mix well and let cook for 4-5 minutes. Add a few tablespoons of water if it sticks to the pan
  4. Add the tomato puree to the onion-spice mix and let cook for 5-6 minutes. Add cubed paneer and gently mix together.
  5. Add ketchup, kasoori methi and water. Add salt and reduce the sauce for a few minutes. Add cashew paste and stir on low flame. Finish with fresh cilantro and shredded paneer