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Shahi Paneer शाही पनीर बनाने की विधि How To Make Shahi Paneer at home

35 minutes
Shahi Paneer  शाही पनीर बनाने की विधि  How To Make Shahi Paneer at home Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Onion Tomato Puree

1 tbsp ghee

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 inch cinnamon

2 cloves

2 green cardamom

1 black cardamom

1 bay leaf

2 green chili

1 inch ginger, cut into cubes

3-4 garlic, roughly chopped

2 medium onion, cut into quarter

10-12 cashew nuts, soaked

4 medium tomato, cut into quarter

Salt to taste

¼ tsp turmeric

For Final Assembly

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp kashmiri red chili powder

1 tsp coriander powder

Prepared Puree

250 gms paneer, cubed

¼ cup cream

1 tsp kasoori methi, crushed


  • Heat ghee in kadhai and add all the spices, followed by green chillies, ginger and garlic. saute for a minute.
  • Now add onion, cashew nuts and saute. Do not brown them and keep translucence.
  • Add tomatoes, salt and turmeric; mix and saute for a minute. Now add ½ cup water; cover and cook on low flame for 12-15 minutes. Stir it once again and allow it to cool.
  • Now transfer this mixture into blender and blend until fine texture.
  • Now pass this curry from the strainer to get that smooth and silky texture.
  • Now heat butter in a non stick pan and add kashmiri red chilli powder and coriander powder. Saute for a minute and add prepared curry. Stir gently for a while and add paneer cubes. Add cream and sprinkle kasoori methi powder all over. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Before serving garnish with cream and sprinkle cardamom powder.


  1. I tried this recipe today and it was good, flavorful and balanced in terms of spice level and a zing of green chillies. The only thing I did differently was to use Almond powder instead of Cashews- (As that was handy to use). Not sure if cashews would have made a whole lot of difference in texture or taste.

  2. Ranveer will appreciate if you can suggest replacements for nuts in your dishes. My son has nut allergies and would love to see what I can replace nuts with

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