Thursday, March 31, 2011

Shahi Paneer


250 gms paneer
3 chopped tomatoes
1 chopped onion
10 cashewnuts  , grinded to fine paste
1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp chilli paste
1 tsp tomato puree
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
½ cup yoghurt
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
oil or ghee to fry
2 tbsp oil or ghee

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped dhania


Fry the onions, in 2 tsbs oil or ghee till soft.
Add ginger, garlic and chilli paste,fry till it is brown.
Add the tomatoes and fry for 6 to 8 minutes.                   
Cool and grind to a puree add tomatoe paste to it along with 1/2 cup water.
Bring it to a boil on a slow flame.Now add yoghurt.
Fry the paneer in oil or ghee without browning them. Put the paneer pieces into it.
Now add all the dry masala and salt to the puree.
Add the cashewnut powder, cook on a slow flame,for 5 minutes or till the gravy is thick.