Saturday, 1 March 2014

How to make shahi paneer

Wondering how to make shahi paneer? It is actually quite simply to make. This dish is slightly sweet and goes well along with biryani or naan. It is a high calorie rich dish

What you need to make shahi paneer:
Paneer cubes 2 cups
Almond 1 cup
Onion finely chopped
Ginger paste 1/2 spoon
Garlic paste 1/2 spoon
Green chilly paste 1/2 spoon
Coriander powder 2 spoon
Cumin powder 1 spoon
Garam masala 1 spoon
Pepper powder 2 spoon
Black cumin seeds 1 spoon
Yogurt 1 cup
Milk 1 cup
Salt to taste
Sugar 1/4 spoon
Oil 2 spoons
Cilantro for garnish

Method - how to make shahi paneer:
1) Soak almonds in milk for 15 mins and grind it into a paste
2) Heat oil in pan, add cumin seeds and onions to it. Fry until light brown
3) Add ginger, garlic and green chilly paste
4) Add yogurt, cumin powder, garam masala and cook for 2 minutes
5) Add paste made in 1 above
6) Add water and boil the mixture
7) Add salt, sugar and pepper powder
8) Let it simmer for 20 mins
9) Add Paneer and let it cook for 5 mins - keep it covered
10) Garnish with cilantro and serve

Now that you know how to make shahi paneer, try it out and post your comments below. There are other variations of how to make shahi paneer but this is good enough to get you started. Maybe later I will post other how to make shahi paneer recipes.

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