Shahi Paneer /Makhani Paneer recipe
Shahi paneer |Makhni Paneer |Restaurant Style Shahi paneer is easy to prepare recipe. Ready in minutes with authentic restaurant-style flavors
Servings Prep Time
6ppl 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6ppl 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 15minutes
For the Gravy
  • 6red Tomatoesroughly chopped
  • 1 onioncut into 4
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • 1inch gingeryou may also use ginger garlic paste if you wish.Then you take 1tbsp
  • 10-15 cashewssoaked in hot water for 20 minutes
  • 2tbsp Oilsunflower oil or clarified butter/butter
  • 1big red capsicumdeseeded
For Shahi Paneer
  1. For the Gravy: Heat oil in a pan.
  2. add all the gravy items mentioned above.
  3. pan-fry on high heat till water evaporates and oil separates, You may do it on medium-high heat if it starts to burn.
  4. Check that the cashews are soft, so they grind well.
  5. cool this mixture and grind to paste.
  6. Sieve it and keep it aside.
  8. Heat oil in a pan, add salt, tej patta, cloves, green cardamom, kasoori methi, and spice mix.
  9. Add 1/4 cup water to avoid the spices to burn. Wait for a few seconds till oil separates.
  10. Now, add the sieved gravy paste, tomato puree, and tomato ketchup.
  11. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  12. Add paneer cubes and mix. Keep on simmer till one boil.
  13. Add cream, keep a little for garnishing later. Mix well and shut off the flame.
  14. Serve hot garnished with cream and coriander leaves.
Recipe Notes

Served best with : Roti / Parantha/ Naan/ Stuffed parantha / Rice / Tandoori roti. In short, it compliments any dish and goes well with all breads and rice dishes.