Shahi Paneer Recipe

Author: Shivani

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

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Ingredients for Shahi Paneer Recipe

  • Paneer (cut into cubes 400 grams)
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Onions finely chopped (3 medium)
  • Cashewnuts 15-20(soaked  in hot water)
  • Tomatoes finely chopped (6 medium)
  • Red chilli powder (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Coriander powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 2 tablespoons
  • Cream 1cup
  • Kasoori methi crushed (1 teaspoon)
  • Garam masala powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Green cardamom powder (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Coriander leaves(chopped)


Step 1: Heat oil in a  kadai. Add onions and fry for 2-3 mins. Add tomatoes and cook for 10-12 minutes or tomatoes are meshy.

Step 2: Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté.

Step 3: Put all this  mixture into a mixer jar. After cooling grind to a paste with a little water. Transfer the mixture into the same kadai.

Step 4:Take the soaked cashews and make a smooth paste. Add this paste in the kadai.

Step 5: Add butter, cover with a lid and cook on low flame for about 10 minutes.

Step 6: Add cream and mix well. Add paneer, kasoori methi , garam masala powder, green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 7: Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with some cream and coriander leaves and serve hot.

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