Recipe: Shahi Paneer

Try out this easily made dish.


• 250 gm Paneer
• 1/4 cup Beaten curd
• 1/2 cup Milk
• 1 1/2 cup Tomatoes, finely chopped
• 1/2 cup Onion, chopped into strips
• 1/2" piece Ginger, finely chopped
• 2-3 Green Chilies, finely chopped
• 2-3 Cardamoms, crushed
• 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
• 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
• 2 tsp Tomato Sauce
• 3 tsp Ghee or butter
• 1/2 cup Water
• Salt to taste

For Garnishing
2 tsp Grated Paneer
• 1 tsp Coriander Leaves, chopped


• Cut the paneer block to make 2`` cubes.
• In a frying pan, heat 1 1/2 tsp of ghee. Add onion, ginger, green chili and cardamom and fry for about 2 to 3 minutes. Now, add tomatoes and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes.
• Add the beaten curd and cook further for 5 minutes. Now, add water and allow it to cool.
• Once cool, blend the mixture in the mixer until it turns smooth.
• Now, take the frying pan and heat the remaining ghee. Now, add the churned gravy and the spices and tomato ketchup.
• Boil the mixture until it turns to thick gravy.
• At the time of serving, heat the gravy. Add milk and paneer cubes and allow it to boil for about 3 to 4 minutes.
• Garnish it with chopped coriander and grated paneer. Your yummy shahi paneer is ready to be served.