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Shahi Paneer

Comments : 1 Posted in : Indian Cuisine on by : swatishomekitchen

Shahi means name suggest this is a royal paneer dish which is cooked in a rich yogurt and cream based gravy. It’s a famous North Indian dish. I have gone through different recipes of making Shahi Paneer. In some recipes tomatoes is used. I have cooked using the gravy of cashewnuts. I cooked this recipe for my potluck everyone liked it very much hope u all also liked it. One common thing which I have seen in every recipe uncooked paneer is used because it enhance the taste of gravy.

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Preparation time – 15 mins

Cooking time – 15 mins

Total time – 30 mins

Ingredients :

Paneer – 200 gm

Onion 1 large

Oil 2 tsp

Ginger and garlic paste 1/2 tsp (optional)

Cashew nuts paste 1/2 cup

Yogurt 1/2 cup

Saffron

Garam masala powder 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Green chillies

Steps and images:

1. Boil the onions and cashewnuts in water till it change the color.

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2. After boiling of onion make it cool and make fine paste.

3.Heat the oil in a pan and add cardamom, black pepper and bay leave.

4. Add green chillies and boil onion paste and saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat, so it should not change the color, add ginger and garlic paste saute for 1 min.

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5. Add the yogurt and saute till the water get absorbed.

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6. Now add cream, saffron and garam massala and salt to taste.

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7. Add the paneer and stir gently to mix and boil it for 2-3 mins.

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Tips and Variations

1. Always use uncooked paneer in gravy for best result.

2. For extra creamy texture add fresh cream always.

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1 COMMENT

One thought on : 1

  • Anonymous
    February 7, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    Nice

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