Shahi Paneer (Vegetarian)

Shahi Paneer (Vegetarian)


* 2 Onion
* 10 Almond
* ½ tsp Sugar
* 1½ tsp Salt
* 50 gm Ghee
* 75 gm Cream
* 400 gm Paneer
* 1 tsp Red Chilli
* 250 gm Tomato
* 50 gm Cashewnuts
* 1 tsp Garam Masala
* 1 cup Coconut Milk
* 1 tsp Coriander powder
* 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
* ½ tsp Black Pepper powder


1. Cut the tomatoes into small pieces. Boil in water till done. Mash and strain.
2. Cut the onions. Boil till they become soft and all the water evaporates. Grind it.
3. Make a paste of cashewnuts and almonds.
4. Cut the paneer and fry it.
5. Heat oil in a kadahi. Add sugar. Wait till it gets golden brown.
6. Add onion and fry till it gets golden brown.
7. Add garlic and ginger paste. Fry for 2 minutes. Add black pepper, Coriander, chilli powder, salt and tomato juice. Fry till the oil separates.
8. Add cashewnut paste and fry for some time.
9. Add this coconut milk and simmer till it becomes thicker.
10. Add paneer pieces. Simmer for another minute. Turn off the gas.
11. While serving, heat the shahi paneer and garnish with grated paneer, cream and coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Tip: Make overriped tomatoes firm by dipping them in cold water, add some salt and leave overnight.