How to make Shahi Paneer?


  1. Paneer (Cheese)- 250 grams
  2. Milk- 1/2 cup
  3. Onions- 2, medium size
  4. Tomatoes- 2
  5. Ginger slices- ½ inch
  6. Green Chilies- 3, finely chopped
  7. Garlic- 3 flakes
  8. Turmeric Powder- 3/4 tsp
  9. Garam Masala- 1/2 tsp
  10. Red Chilli Powder- 3/4 tsp
  11. Vegetable oil- 2 tbsp(for cooking)
  12. Water- 1/2 cup
  13. Fresh cream- 1 tsp
  14. Enough oil for frying paneer
  15. Salt according to your taste
  16. Roasted cashew and pistachios- 1/4 cup
  17. Chopped coriander


  1. Cut the panner into small cubes
  2. Heat the oil in wok/kadai.
  3. Fry the paneer (cheese) cubes until turn to light brown.
  4. Remove the paneer pieces from wok/kadai and keep them aside.
  5. Make a smooth paste of onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies by grinding them.
  6. After that blend the tomatoes to make puree.
  7. Heat 2 tbsp oil in another pan and Fry this paste until it gets golden brown.
  8. Add tomato puree, red chilli powder, turmeric, white pepper, stir for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Now add milk to the gravy and boil it.
  10. Add garam masala and salt, saute it for a minute.
  11. Now reduce the heat and cook it until it becomes thick.
  12. Add half of the dry fruits to gravy.
  13. Add cream and paneer cubes to gravy, and cook it for another 4-5 minutes.
  14. Remove from the heat and garnish with remaining dry fruits and chopped coriander.
  15. Serve hot with roti or naan.
shahi panner

shahi panner

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