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Shahi Paneer - A party recipe

posted 17 Nov 2012, 20:25 by R A   [ updated 17 Nov 2012, 20:30 ]
Paneer - 250 gms
Butter - 4 tbsp
Onions - 2 thinly chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Garlic pods - 4 to 6
Green Chillies - 2
Tomatoes - 2
Cardamoms - 2
Beaten Curd - 1/4 cup
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Milk - 1/2 cup
Tomato puree - 1/4 cup
Grated Paneer - 2 tbsp
Greated Cheese - 2 tbsp
Chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
Oil - 1/4 cup 

Chop the Paneer into finger lenghts. Heat oil in a shallow pan, fry the Paneer pieces. When golden brown remove from flame. Put the pieces in warm water for a few mins and remove and drain.

In a hard bottom kadai(pan) add 2 tbsp of butter and add onion, ginger, green chilli and cardomom to it. Fry for 3 to 4 mins and add tomatoes and cook it for a few mins covered till it gets cooked. Add 1/2 cup of water and remove from fire. Let it cool and grind it to a fine paste. 
In the pan add the remaining ghee and add the gravy to it. Add salt, red chilly powder, garam masala powder and beatern curd to it. Boil every thing till the gravy becomes thick. Remove from fire. Before serving add milk and paneer pieces. Decorate it with grated cheese, grated paneer and chopped coriander leaves.