Shahi paneer/Paneer in rich tomato gravy


Paneer  cubed           – 2 cups

Black cardamom       –  4 nos

Onion, roughly chopped   – 2 nos

Tomato, roughly chopped  – 8 nos ( medium )

Green chillies, roughly chopped  –  2 nos

Ginger chopped            –  2 pieces

Red chilli powder         –  2 tsp

Garam masala powder   – 1 tsp

Pepper powder            – 1 tsp

Milk                              –  1/2 cup

Tomato sauce                – 2 tbsp

Oil or ghee                    – 8 tbsp

Salt to taste

Coriander  leaves    –  4 tbsp


Immerse paneer cubes in warm water. Heat oil in a pan, add cardamom, green chillies, ginger, and onion. Saute onion till transparent. Now add tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy. Blend them in a mixer and strain it.

Heat oil in a pan, add strained mixture, tomato sauce, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, and pepper powder. Fry till oil separates and the mixture turns thick. Add paneer cubes and milk and stir constantly in low flame for 2 minutes. Sprinkle coriander leaves. Goes well with jeera rice, chapatis, rotis.

Recipe Raks kitchen

16 thoughts on “Shahi paneer/Paneer in rich tomato gravy”

  1. Very yummy and rich recipe. Had this in restaurants once or twice, have good memory of the lovely taste.
    Looks perfect, Beena.


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