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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Shahi Paneer

This deliciously thick and creamy-done Paneer Gravy is easy to make and tastes divine. U can do it in 13 - 15 mins time and this serves 4 nos. U can use 50 ml tomato puree for a tomato. This dish reminds me of my Mom as she does it better than me. Try this Shahi Paneer at home and Enjoy an easy Dinner with Rice, Bread Slices and Indian Breads. BonAppetit!.

Shahi Paneer
100 gms Paneer - cubed
1 Medium sized Onion
1 medium sized tomato
1 tsp ginger garic paste
1 - 2 small green chillies
1/2 tsp kashmiri red chilli Powder
a pinch of cumin powder
a pinch of turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1 - 2 tsp lowfat Cream
2 tsp  Dry fruits (Cashew Nuts,Raisins) - optional
2 tsp coconut milk powder dissolved in 50ml warm water or 50 ml milk
1 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Salt to taste
1.Grind onion, tomato and green chillies using mixer grinder and make a fine paste.
2.Heat oil in a non-stick kadai.Fry paneer cubes on medium flame till light brown. Keep it aside.(Saute the dry fruits in the same oil and keep it aside - optional).
3.Saute  Onion-tomato paste(step 1) and ginger-garlic paste in the remaining oil till oil starts separating.
4.Add salt, red chilli powder,cumin powder, turmeric powder and garam masala. Saute for 2 mins.
5.Add dissolved coconut milk (or milk) to the gravy and bring it to boil on medium-low flame. cook till the gravy  thickens.
6.Add fried paneer cubes, half of the dry fruits and 1 tbsp cream. Cook for 5 minutes.
7.Garnish this Shahi paneer with cream,the remaining dry fruits and chopped coriander leaves.

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eddy said...

very nice

Ranjana's craft blog said...

This weekend I will try this, Thank you for the recipe.

Turmeric n Spice said...

love the texture of your curry

Prabhamani said...

Wow..paneer curry!!Loving the color dear :)

maha said...

looking great.......iam sure it tastes just awesome....

Anonymous said...

i always ordered it when i go out with friends i luv this dish

Rasi said...

This dish is indeed Shahi :).. love the creamy texture & the color..Paneer is an absolute fav..Thnaks for linking this to my event :)..Happy to follow u too !

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Seema said...

My favourite...I love the texture of smooth......

Chandrani said...

Shahi paneer looks creamy and yummy.Thanks for linking my event.

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Biny Anoop said...

thats really shahi...great recipe love the colour

shirin goel said...

Finger licking...

Rosh said...

Looks delicious! Do drop by my space. Would love it if you could contribute some of your fab recipes to my ongoing event :) Happy Cooking!

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Anjali Bapna Shukla said...

U know, I made this last weekend and it was such a big hit. It was perhaps the best paneer gravy I made ever in my life and now your post reminds that back. I used cashew paste as well to make it even richer (coz there were some special guests asking for that). Your pic looks so tempting, can't express even. I could not take a click of my prep, but I'm glad you've posted. :)

Mélange said...

Rich and yummy Paneer.I love anything with Paneer dear.

Ramya said...

the curry looks perfect..just like restaurants

Ramya said...

the curry looks perfect..just like restaurants

Rebecca Subbiah said...

this looks great need to cook with paneer

rahul aggarwal said...

please dont do this to me...i just now had a nice dinner and almost about to go for a good night sleep :P

Deepti said...

Shahi paneer looks very delicious! Very inviting!

Julie said...

Very delicious just liker the restaurant version..truly delish!!

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faseela said...

so creamy n tempting gravy....superb clicks too

Asiya Omar said...

excellent recipe.following you christy.

alka narula said...

though i am not a good cook but my daughter keeps trying your ricipes... and i enjoy the luxury of being treated on sum faboulous dishes,thanks to you...keep sharing

Jen..The Butterfly Effect said...

Thanks for the follow!! :) Honestly I don't know to cook but your recipes make my mouth water and I'm starting to lose weight only now :D However I love following you coz I can ask my mom to make all those different dishes that you come up with!! :)

Minu Asheej said...

Wow...Looking great..I am going try this..

Bikramjit said...

yummmyliscioussssssssssss :)


Surabhi Nayak said...

Uppz I was misguided by U LOL
this luks delicious..
Thanks linking 2 Holi Hai ..:)
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Amy said...

looks so delicious as always...Wish I can taste a bit...I joined with you again,hope almost all friends will connect with you soon via GFC.Thanks for sharing with the event