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Shahi Malai Paneer

Course Curries
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Rafeeda


  • 2 tsp ghee divided
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 green chillies slit
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashewnuts
  • 2 tbsp yogurt or cream
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 200 gm paneer thawed
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi crushed
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in a saucepan. Add ingredients from onion to cashew nuts and saute till the onion and tomatoes look wilted. Switch off and mix in the yogurt.
  • Allow it to cool slightly and grind into a smooth paste.
  • Heat the remaining ghee and pour the paste in. Add the powders and salt and cook for around five minutes.
  • Add in the paneer and cook till the paneer is soft.
  • Crush in the kasuri methi, mix well and switch off. Serve warm with naans.