How To Make Shahi Paneer?


With its roots in the Mughlai cuisine, shahi paneer is well-known for its royal taste with the subtle flavors and aroma of the Indian spices! If you are someone who isn’t a fan of spicy food but won’t compromise with the taste, this royal dish is definitely for you.

Invite your friends over for a dinner and serve them this delicacy. We bet they won’t resist applauding you for the lip-smacking food. If you don’t know how to make this royal savory, this easy & effortless recipe will make it extremely easy to try it out and slay in the very first attempt!

Shahi paneer

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 2

What Goes Inside Making The Best Shahi Paneer: Ingredients

  • Onion paste – 2 medium sized onions
  • Tomato puree – 3 tomatoes
  • Paneer – 200 g
  • Curd (whisked) – 1 cup
  • Red Chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric – 1/4th tbsp
  • Garam Masala – ½ tbsp
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing

Shahi paneer

How To Prepare: Step By Step Guide

  • Take a medium-sized pan and heat about 4-5 tbsp oil.
  • Add onion paste once the oil is hot and sauté it until it gets a golden-brown color.
  • Now add the tomato puree and let it cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Add in the curd and the dry spices once the puree starts to leave oil.
  • Mix them all together and add the paneer cubes.
  • Put the lid on the pan and let the curry cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Garnish the dish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

NOTE: You can serve this dish with naan or paranthas, whatever you prefer.

Important Instructions:

1. You can add a spoonful of ghee or butter to increase the taste quotient.

2. You can make this recipe without tomato if you don’t want it too much tangy.

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