Shahi Paneer | Creamy Paneer Curry
Looking for creamy delicious restaurant style shahi paneer recipe? Then your search ends here! This all time favorite Indian speciality dish tastes heavenly delicious with rich aroma from cashewnuts. In this recipe, the paneer cubes are simmered in mildly spicy, flavorful and aromatic sauce. It pairs up excellent with roti, chapathi, naan and even rice dishes. Try it at home and you'll realize it is super yummy!
Calorie Count - 320 calories
Preparation Time - 10 Minutes
Cooking Time - 25 Minutes
Yield - 4 servings
Paneer cubed - 1 cup
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2
Ginger galic paste - 1 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Bay leaf - 1
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon - 1
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli pwd - 1 tsp
Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
Fresh cream - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Wash and slice paneer to cubes.
Make a paste out of 2 onions and 10 cashewnuts.
Set it aside.
Make tomato puree out of 2 tomatoes and set aside.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in frypan.
Add cumin seeds and wait to splutter.
Add cinnamon, bay leaf and cloves and toss.
Add onion cashew paste (step 2) and toss until it turns light brown.
Add tomato puree and saute until oil separates.
Add salt, turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd, coriander pwd, saunf pwd and cumin pwd.
Combine the masala.
Cover and cook in low flame for 5 mins.
Add 1/2 cup of water and adjust the thickness of the gravy.
Add 2 tbsp of yoghurt or curd and combine.
Add garam masala pwd and saute.
Cook for few minutes.
Add paneer cubes and saute.
Add fresh cream for enhancing the creaminess of gravy.
Turn off flame.
Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Rich n delicious restaurant style Shahi paneer is ready.
Enjoy hot with roti, paratha, chapathi, naan or with rice dishes.