shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer



shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | shahi paneer recipe | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer with step by step process - creamy, aromatic and rich in taste and everyone love shahi paneer. this is one of the best paneer recipes that can be cooked for any function or parties. shahi means royal and as the name suggest that’s why this is a royal paneer dish and most popular restaurant style recipe.


this north indian recipe is a perfect dish for parties and can be best enjoyed with roomali roti, naan, garlic naan, kerala parotta, coin paratha, tandoori roti, or jeera rice. cooked using paneer, milk, onion and a melange of spices, this is a restaurant style shahi paneer that you can easily make at home.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

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ingredients for shahi paneer :

  • cottage cheese (paneer) - 250 gms
  • milk - ½ cup
  • fresh cream - ½ cup (or use malai from milk as a substitute)
  • onion - 2 (chopped )
  • tomato - 3 (chopped)
  • ginger - 1 inch (chopped)
  • Cashew - 2 tbsp
  • tomato sauce - 2 tbsp
  • coriander leaves (cilantro) - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • black cardamom - 2
  • green chili - 1 (chopped - optional)
  • salt - to taste
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • black salt - ½ tsp
  • red chili powder - ½ tsp
  • garam masala - 1 tsp
  • oil - 2-3 tbsp
  • water - 1 cup (or as required)


directions for shahi paneer :

  • cut the paneer in square cubes and keep aside.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • take out the seeds of black cardamom and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan/kadai on high flame and add oil.
  • when the oil gets hot, add chopped onion, ginger, black cardamom seeds, Cashew and green chilies in hot oil. mix well.
  • cook them till the onions are light pink color.
  • after that add chopped tomatoes and mix well.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • fry till tomatoes get soft and tender. tomatoes will take about 4-5 minutes of time.
  • once done, take out the onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture in a plate from the hot oil and switch off the stove.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • keep this onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • now grind this onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture to make a smooth paste.
  • make sure that paste does not have any big chunks of onion, ginger, cashew or tomato. it should be a fine and smooth paste.


  • heat the pan/kadai once again on high flame. there is no need to add more oil.
  • after that add onion tomato paste. stir it continuously for about 1-2 minute.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • add red chili powder, black salt, turmeric powder, salt, tomato sauce. mix well.
  • turn the gas on low flame. wait until the oil separating from the paste. stir occasionally. this would take about 5-6 minutes.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • after 5-6 minutes, add milk and water. keep the stove on medium flame and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • now add cream and garam masala and mix well. cook on low flame for few minutes.
  • shahi paneer gravy is now almost ready.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • now it’s time to add paneer cubes into the gravy and mix well.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • let it cook on medium flame for 5-6 more minutes.
  • add chopped coriander leaves and the sunset orange colored restaurant style shahi paneer is ready to be served.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer

  • now add 1 tbsp tomato sauce and mix well.
  • after that switch off the gas.
  • shahi paneer is served with indian breads like naan, garlic naan, roomali roti, kerala parotta, coin paratha, tandoori roti, poori, kachoris or jeera rice etc.

shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer


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shahi paneer recipe - restaurant style | shahi paneer recipe | punjabi shahi paneer recipe | how to make shahi paneer with step by step process - creamy, aromatic and rich in taste and everyone love shahi paneer. this is one of the best paneer recipes that can be cooked for any function or parties. shahi means royal and as the name suggest that’s why this is a royal paneer dish and most popular restaurant style recipe.
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Recipe type: main
Cuisine: north Indian, punjabi, mughlai
Serves: 3-4
Nutrition:
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories per serving: 370 cal
Fat per serving: 24 g
Ingredients :
  • cottage cheese (paneer) - 250 gms
  • milk - ½ cup
  • fresh cream - ½ cup (or use malai from milk as a substitute)
  • onion - 2 (chopped )
  • tomato - 3 (chopped)
  • ginger - 1 inch (chopped)
  • Cashew - 2 tbsp
  • tomato sauce - 3 tbsp
  • coriander leaves (cilantro) - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • black cardamom - 2
  • green chili - 1 (chopped - optional)
  • salt - to taste
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • black salt - ½ tsp
  • red chili powder - ½ tsp
  • garam masala - 1 tsp
  • oil - 2-3 tbsp
  • water - 1 cup (or as required)
Instructions :
  1. cut the paneer in square cubes and keep aside.
  2. take out the seeds of black cardamom and keep aside.
  3. heat a pan/kadai on high flame and add oil.
  4. when the oil gets hot, add chopped onion, ginger, black cardamom seeds, cashew and green chilies in hot oil. mix well.
  5. cook them till the onions are light pink color.
  6. after that add chopped tomatoes and mix well.
  7. fry till tomatoes get soft and tender. tomatoes will take about 4-5 minutes of time.
  8. once done, take out the onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture in a plate from the hot oil and switch off the stove.
  9. keep this onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture aside to cool down to room temperature.
  10. now grind this onion, ginger, cashew and tomato mixture to make a smooth paste.
  11. make sure that paste does not have any big chunks of onion, ginger, cashew or tomato. it should be a fine and smooth paste.
  12. heat the pan/kadai once again on high flame. there is no need to add more oil.
  13. after that add onion tomato paste. stir it continuously for about 1 minute.
  14. add red chili powder, black salt, turmeric powder, salt, tomato sauce. mix well.
  15. turn the gas on low flame. wait until the oil separating from the paste. stir occasionally. this would take about 5-6 minutes.
  16. after 5-6 minutes, add milk and water. keep the stove on medium flame and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  17. now add cream and garam masala and mix well. cook on low flame for few minutes.
  18. shahi paneer gravy is now almost ready.
  19. now it’s time to add paneer cubes into the gravy and mix well.
  20. let it cook on medium flame for 5-6 more minutes.
  21. add chopped coriander leaves and the sunset orange colored restaurant style shahi paneer is ready to be served.
  22. now add 1 tbsp tomato sauce and mix well.
  23. after that switch off the gas.
  24. shahi paneer is served with indian breads like naan, garlic naan, roomali roti, kerala parotta, coin paratha, tandoori roti, poori, kachoris or jeera rice etc.




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