Thursday, August 8, 2013

Shahi Paneer (North Indian side dish)

Ingredients (serves for 2)

Paneer cubes - 1 cup ( 1 cup size = 150 ml)
big onion - 1/2
tomato - 2
green chilli - 1
ginger - 1 inch piece
oil - 5 -6 tsp
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
chilli powder - 3/4 tsp
pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
tomato sauce - 2 tsp
milk - 1/2 cup
salt - as needed
coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Soak the paneer cubes in hot water and keep it aside. 
  • cut the onion and tomatoes to big cubes and chop the ginger, green chilli.
  • heat a vessel with 2 tsp of oil, add ginger, onion and green chilli
  • Fry till transparent and then add the chopped tomatoes
  • cook covered until the tomatoes become mushy. 
  • cool it down and grind it to a fine paste. 
  • Heat a heavy bottomed vessel with 4 tsp of oil and add the grounded paste. 
  • Add salt, pepper powder, chilli powder, tomato sauce and garam masala. 
  • Mix it well and cook it in medium flame until it becomes like a thick paste
  • Drain the water from soaked paneer cubes and add it to the mixture. 
  • mix it slowly to make the paneer blend nicely with the mixture. 
  • Now slowly add milk with constant stirring and cook it in low flame for 2 - 3 mins.
  • Serve it as a side dish for roti / chappathi.

1 comment :

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