Shahi Paneer recipe | Punjabi sidedish

Shahi Paneer recipe | Punjabi sidedish prepared with paneer, onion, ginger-garlic, chilly, cashew nuts, curd, spices and salt to serve as side dish along with  PhulkasTriangular parathaLachha paratha and  Puri. Know about Punjabi cuisine through the link Punjabi cuisine – Wikipedia.

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Shahi Paneer recipe – Ingredients:-
  • paneer – 200 grams  Home made paneer cubes
  • onion – 1 (ground coarsly)
  • cloves / kirambu – 2 number
  • black pepper / milagu – 2 number
  • bay leaf / brinji ilai – 1
  • cinnamon / pattai – 1
  • green chilly – 1
  • ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • cashew nuts / mundhiri paruppu – 10 number
  • curd / Yogurt/ thayir – 1/4 cup
  • garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • milk – 1/2 cup
  • salt – to taste
  • green cardomom powder – pinch
Shahi Paneer recipe | Punjabi sidedish - ingredients
Shahi Paneer recipe | Punjabi sidedish – ingredients
Shahi Paneer recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly cut paneer into half inch wide and one inch long pieces.

Paneer cubes
Paneer cubes

2. Grind onion into a coarse paste.

Ground onion
Ground onion

3. Grind cashew nuts into a fine paste separately.

Cashew nut paste
Cashew nut paste

4. Keep all the other ingredients ready.

Other spices
Other spices

5. Secondly heat one tea spoon of oil in a kadai, add cloves, pepper, cinnamon, bay leaf and sauté. All these spices will pop up. Now add green chilli, onion paste and ginger garlic paste and sauté in low flame for 3 minutes.

Seasoning
Seasoning

6. Thirdly add ground onion and sauté for another one minute.

Onion added
Onion added

7. Further add ginger garlic paste and sauté.

Ginger garlic paste added
Ginger garlic paste added

8. Next add cashew paste and sauté.

Cashew paste added
Cashew paste added

9. Then add curd / yogurt and sauté till water content in curd gets absorbed.

Curd added
Curd added

10. Next add milk and Garam masala powder and sauté till it gets absorbed.

Milk and Garam masala added
Milk and Garam masala added

11. Finally add paneer cubes and stir gently to mix without breaking the paneer.

Paneer cubes added
Paneer cubes added

8. Sprinkle little green cardomon powder and serve as side dish for dry roti

Shahi Paneer recipe
Shahi Paneer recipe

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