Shahi paneer easy recipe


250 grams paneer cubes

1/2 cup fresh cream

1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste

1/4 tbsp red chilli powder

1/3 tbsp turmeric powder

Pinch of salt

1/2 tbsp honey

2 tbsp melted butter or ghee

3/4 cup water

1 to 2 inch cinnamon stick

2 to 3 cloves

For the paste

10 cashew nuts

2 big cardamom

4 chopped onions

2 chopped tomatoes

2 green chilli

How to make

step-1 Add one tablespoon ghee to a pan, heat it. Add cashews, green cardamom,lightly golden fry.

Step-2 Add chopped onions, green chili and fry until they turn transparent then add tomato and fry till mushy.

Transfer it to a plate and cool.

step-3 Blend this with very little water to a smooth paste.

step-4 Heat up the same pan with the rest of the ghee or oil, add dry spices, saute until they turn fragrant.

Step-5 Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes off.

Step-6 Add the onion cashew paste, chili powder, garam masala,turmeric and salt. Fry for about 3 to 4 minutes.

Step-7 Pour ½ to ¾ cup water. Cook till the gravy thickens. Add honey and stir till u see the oil begins to separate .

Step-8 Add paneer and cook for about 3 minutes. Add the fresh cream and stir

Step-9 Transfer shahi paneer to a serving bowl to prevent it from cooking further.

Step-10 Garnish shahi paneer with cream or coriander leaves.

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