Paneer (Cottage cheese) cut into cubes 400 grams
Oil 2 tablespoons
Onions finely chopped 2 medium
Tomatoes finely chopped 5 medium
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Butter 2 tablespoons
Cream 1/2 cup + for garnishing
Kasoori methi powder 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon
Learn how to make paneer at home, here.
In a bowl, add cashew paste, curd, MTR Haldi/Turmeric Powder, MTR Lal Mirch/Red Chilli Powder, MTR Special Garam Masala and whisk well.
Heat butter in a pan and add the ground onion paste and a pinch of salt.
Cover and cook over low flame for 1–2 mins and then stir in the cashew-curd mixture.
Keep stirring and cooking the mixture over low flame for 2–3 mins.
Add water (approximately 1 cup) and bring the mixture to a boil. Switch off.
Pan-fry the cubed paneer till it browns uniformly on all sides.
Add the pan-fried paneer and ½ cup cream to the gravy.
Garnish with 2 tsp cream and kasoori methi.
Your delicious shahi paneer is ready to be served with parathas/phulkas or naan.