Shahi Paneer Recipe

Posted on February 8th, 2011 by
Shahi Paneer Recipe
Serves 4 people
30 minutes

Shahi Paneer is very popular in North India. Paneer with rich and creamy cashew gravy. Shahi paneer is usally served with Roti, Paratha, Naan or Rice.


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry paneer cubes over medium heat until light brown.
  2. Keep fried paneer pieces aside.
  3. Grind onion, green chili and cashews in to smooth.
  4. Heat 3 tablespoon oil, add onion green chili and cashew paste, cook until oil starts separating.
  5. Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and garam masala. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add milk and kasoori methi bring it to boil. Reduce the heat and cook until the gravy is thick.
  7. Finally add paneer cubes and 2 tablespoon cream. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Garnish shahi paneer with finely chopped cilantro.
  9. Enjoy with Chapati, Paratha or Rice.


  • 1 1/2 Cups Paneer, cut into small cubes
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 8 to 10 Cashew Nuts
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasoori Methi (Dry Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 3 Tablespoon Oil
  • 8 Tablespoon Oil (To Fry Paneer)
  • Salt to taste
  • To Garnish
  • 3 Tablespoon Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), Finely chopped
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