Shahi Paneer


3 tblsp ghee or grease
2 green chillies cut fine
1/2″ piece ginger cut fine
1/4 cup beaten curd
2 cardamoms crushed
salt to taste
1 onion cut into strips
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 cup milk
250 gms. paneer
1/2 tsp garam masala
4 tomatoes cut fine
2 tblsp tomato sauce
To garnish:
2 tbsp grated paneer
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania patta)

How to make Shahi Paneer:
  • Cut the paneer into 2″ fingers.
  • Heat up half the ghee.
  • Mix in onion,ginger, green chilli and cardamom.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Mix in tomatoes and stir fry for 7-8 minutes, covered.
  • Mix in curd and stir fry for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in 1/2 cup water and cool.
  • Mix in in a mixie till smooth.
  • Heat up remaining ghee, mix in gravy and other ingredients except milk and paneer.
  • Boil to get a very thick gravy.
  • Just before serving, heat up gravy, mix in milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
  • Decorate with cut coriander and grated paneer.