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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Shahi Paneer


Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer or Cottage Cheese Curry is a popular vegetarian delight. Shahi Paneer tastes good as well as stands high on nutrition chart. Try this royal dish with Archys recipe Book now. Shahi Paneer rocks with Roti or Chapathi or Pita bread or Naan.

Making time: 45 minutes.
Serves: 4


150 gms. paneer (cottge cheese) cubes
2 tbsp. ghee or butter
1 onion chopped into strips
1/2tbsp piece ginger chopped fine
1/2tbsp piece garlic chopped fine
3 tomatoes chopped fine
2 cardamoms crushed
5-6 cashew nuts paste - blend it using bit of water
1/4 cup beaten curd
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala
salt to taste

To garnish

1 tbsp. grated paneer
1 tbsp. chopped coriander


1.Heat half the ghee. Add onion,ginger and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
2.Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered. Let it cool fro 5-10 minutes.
3.Blend it a smooth paste .
4.Mean while fry the paneer cube slightly in the 1/2 tbsp of ghee. Keep aside.
5.Now heat the remaining ghee, add blended gravy, cashew nut paste, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt and cook for 3-4 minutes.
6.Add curd and cook for 5 minutes.Boil to get a very thick gravy.
7.Just before serving, heat gravy, add milk paneer and boil for 3-4 minutes.
8.Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.

1 comment:

Grihini said...

Shahi paneer is good. I made palak paneer recently and it was good.