The recipes i got from Indian Food Forever
200 gms Paneer *
2 Medium Onions
3-4 Garlic Pieces
2 Green chillies
1/2 tsp White Pepper Powder
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
3-4 tbsp Cream
1/4 cup Dry fruits (Cashew Nuts, Raisins, Makhane)
1/2 cup Milk
8-10 tbsp Vegetable oil
Salt to taste
- Heat oil in a kadhai.
- Cut paneer into small cubes. Fry over medium heat until light brown.
- Keep the paneer pieces aside.
- Saute the dry fruits in one tablespoon of oil.
- Grind onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli in a blender and make a fine paste.
- Fry the mixture in the remaining oil until golden brown and oil starts separating.
- Add salt, red chilli powder, white pepper, turmeric powder, garam masala. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
- Add milk to make the gravy. Bring the gravy to boil. Reduce the heat and cook until the gravy becomes thick.
- Put a portion of the dry fruits in the gravy while it is being cooked. Keep the rest of dry fruits for decorating.
- Finally add paneer cubes and 1 tbsp cream. Heat for 5 minutes.
- Garnish shahi paneer with cream and dry fruits and coriander leaves.
1 litre Milk
11/2tsp vinegar or 1/2tsp lemon juice or citric acid
- Boil the milk in a pan.
- When it's boiling add lemon juice or vinegar or citric acid which ever you are using, while stirring.
- If citric acid is being used, dissolve it in 2-tbsp water before adding.
- When milk curdles full turn off the gas and keep aside for 5 minutes.
- Pour it on to a cotton/muslin cloth and tie it with a tight knot.
- When all the water is drained from the paneer shape it into a rectangular block.
- Now place the cloth under heavy weight for 2-3 hours before using it.
At least the result like this
best served with bread, roti, paratha, canai, tandoori, or something like that ;)