Monday 13 August 2012

Shahi Paneer Recipe

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Shahi Paneer Recipe
Recipe Source ~Nita Mehta
Paneer / Indian cottage cheese -250 gm
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Onion -1, chopped
Ginger -  ½ “piece, chopped
Green Chilli – 1, chopped
Tomatoes – 4 big, chopped
Cardamom – 2, crushed
Yogurt - ¼ cup, beaten
Salt – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Garam Masala – ½ tsp
Tomato Sauce – 1 tbsp
Milk or thin cream - 1/3 cup
Heat 2 tbsp of ghee. Add onion, ginger, green chilli and cardamom.
Cook until onion turns light brown.
Add tomatoes. Cook, covered on low flame for 7-8 minutes.
Add yogurt. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove from fire.
Grind to a puree with ½ cup water in a mixer.
Strain the puree. Cook the tomato puree in 1 tbsp ghee for 5-7 minutes on low flame.
Add salt, chilli powder, pepper, garam masala and tomato sauce. Add enough water to get a thick gravy.
Boil. Keep on low flame for 5-7 minutes. Remove from fire.
At the time of serving, heat gravy and add paneer pieces.
Add cream or milk.
Serve garnished with a bunch of coriander leaves surrounded by finely grated paneer. 

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  1. looks rich and tempting...shud go well with some nice hot butter naans...

  2. Looks so yummy. Worth trying making it. Thanks

  3. 1st time here. You have an awesome blog! love the design and the recipes! :)

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