Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer
Shahi Paneer

Making time: 45 minutes.

Makes for: 6

Ingredients:

  • 250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese)
  • 3 tbsp. ghee or butter
  • 1 onion chopped into strips
  • 1/2" piece ginger chopped fine
  • 2 green chillies chopped fine
  • 4 tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 cardamoms crushed
  • 1/4 cup beaten curd
  • 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp. tomato sauce

 

To garnish:

  • 2 tbsp. grated paneer
  • 1 tbsp. chopped coriander

Method:

  1. Chop the paneer into 2" fingers.
  2. Heat half the ghee. Add onion,ginger, green chilli and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
  3. Add curd and cook for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water and cool.
  4. Blend in a mixie till smooth.
  5. Heat remaining ghee, add gravy and other ingredients except milk and paneer. Boil to get a very thick gravy.
  6. Just before serving, heat gravy, add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.