Apr 3, 2009

SHAHI PANEER


Paneer ----- 200 gms
Onion --- 2 medium
ginger ---- 1 inch piece
Garlic ----- 4 cloves
Tomato ---- 4 medium
Green chilies ---- 3 no.
Red chilli powder --- 1 tea sp
Turmeric powder ---- 1/2 tea sp
Garam masala powder --- 1 tea sp
Cashew nuts --- 20- 25
Cream --- 3/4 tab sp
Milk ---- 1/2
Oil ---- 3 tab sp
Salt to taste
METHOD:---
Peal onions and cut in to cubes heat 1 tea sp oil in a pan and fry onions till soft, peel and chop ginger,peel and remove seeds and chop tomato and add garlic, tomato,ginger, green chilies to onions and make a smooth paste.
Soak cashew nuts in milk for 1/2 hour and grind in to smooth paste and keep a side.
Now cut the paneer in to 1 inch pieces and fry in hot oil in a medium heat till ligh brown remove from oil and leave a side(drop paneer in warm water in a bowl and keep a side this keep paneer soft ).
Now heat oil (or you can use ghee for this curry) in a pan add onion paste and stir till oil starts separating from the onion paste.
And then add red chili powder ,turmeric powder, garam masala powder, saute for 2 min. then add cashew nut paste and stir for 3 more min then add 1/2 cup water and salt to taste mix well and bring to a full boil and let it cook in a very slow flame till gravy becomes thick(here you can add if you like to add any dry fruits like cashew,almonds and risins, fri them in ghee till light brown and add them to gravy.).
Finally add fried paneer pieces and cream mix well and leave in alow flame for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and garnish shahi paneer with chopped coriander leaves and cream.
Serve with naan or pulao.
Enjoy your meal.
This is my entry for RCI - Lucknow at Lavi s home cook s recipe s RCI started by Lakshmi

26 comments:

Lavi said...

Rich Recipe..Can u send this to my RCI-Lucknow event..

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Lip smacking paneer dish and its absolutely inviting...

n33ma said...

Looks creamy and delicious!

Pooja said...

Rekha curry chala delicious and rich ga vundi..Had it once in a restaurant...looking lovely...

sriharivatsan said...

Looks rich and creamy...Fantabulous...

Deepa Hari said...

Shahi Paneer looks lovely Rekha...great to go with rotis.

Lavanya said...

looks awesome rekha..gravy looks rich n creamy!!

Ann said...

Rich and spicy...

Cham said...

tasty one, love for roti!

Vani said...

Nice entry for RCi, Rekha! Hope you are doing well!

Priti said...

Looks yummy and delicious dear....gud one

Madhumathi said...

Wow..Shahi paneer is so delicious..I'm drooling over the pic :)

Priya said...

Creamy, delicious and rich shahi paneer Rekha...gorgeous dish!

Varsha Vipins said...

Great one..Looks thick n rich with all those cashew paste n stuff..:)
Have a great weekend..!!

Superchef said...

mmm.love shahi paneer. Love the rich colour of your paneer dish!!

Gayathri said...

Great recipe

Suma Rajesh said...

looks creamy and great..

DEESHA said...

thatz a royal dish indeed Rekha

Vidhya said...

looks so fresh, creamy and delicious..

Varunavi said...

Lovely and yummy panner rekha.

Food Fanatic said...

nice dear. it looks very different.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Sounds rich and creamy.....Awesome makes me hungry.....

Curry Leaf said...

Rich and spicy and my favourite.I make it with littlevariations.The cashew paste makes it thick and hearty.Great entry

srikars kitchen said...

Nice recipe.. looks yummy..

Adlak's tiny world said...

super duper rekha... enaku konjamavadhu venum ippo ippove....

Ramya said...

wow looks great and delicious