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Shaahi Paneer Recipe

Shaahi Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 kg - Paneer
  • 2 - medium sized Onions
  • 1 can - Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp each - Ginger and Garlic grated
  • 4 tbsp - Kaju paste
  • 1 tbsp -butter
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • fresh Cream - 1 tbsp.
  • How to Make Shaahi Paneer:

    1. Cut the paneer into your desired shape and fry them in butter till golden brown and keep them aside.
    2. Peel the onions and boil them in water for about 10 minutes. Drain the excess water and let cool. After cooling, grind the onions in a mixer.
    3. Take a pan, melt butter in it and saute the grated ginger. Fry for about 2 minutes.
    4. Now add the onion paste, stir-fry for a while.
    5. Now add the tomato puree and stir well.
    6. Add the kaju paste and cook till the butter separates from the masala.
    7. Add salt, chilli powder and mix well.
    8. Add enough water to get the required consistency.
    9. Now add the paneer pieces and let it boil. After one boil let it simmer for a few minutes.
    10. Just before switching off the gas stir in the fresh cream. Serve.


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