Shahi Paneer Recipe

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Heidi Stevens Modified: April 19, 2022
Shahi Paneer Recipe

How To Make Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer is the preparation of paneer, originated from India, this dish offers a blend of savory and rich cream with tomato puree and Indian spices.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 6 minutes
Total: 1 hour 21 minutes



For Paneer:

  • 4tbspunsalted butter,(½ stick)
  • 2green chillis,sliced
  • 1large onion,finely chopped
  • 1tbspgarlic,crushed
  • 1tbspginger,crushed
  • cupstomato puree
  • 1tspground coriander
  • 1tbsppaneer masala
  • 1red bell pepper,sliced lengthwise
  • 1tspsalt,to taste
  • 2cupsheavy cream
  • 14ozpaneer cheese,(1 block) cubed

For Serving:

  • fresh cilantro,to garnish
  • naan bread
  • rice,cooked


  1. Melt the butter in a 5-quart pot over medium heat.

  2. Add the chili, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the onion and saute for about 5 minutes until translucent.

  4. Add the crushed garlic and ginger and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until fragrant, stirring occasionally.

  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for about 10 minutes until the onion is completely softened.

  6. Stir occasionally to make sure the bottom doesn’t burn.

  7. Add the tomato puree. Stir well and cover again.

  8. Cook for about 10 minutes until the tomato looks like it’s almost separating, and is reduced in volume by ½.

  9. Add the coriander and paneer masala. Stir well.

  10. Add the red bell pepper and cook for about 5 minutes until the pepper is half-cooked.

  11. Add the salt, cover again, and cook for another 5 minutes.

  12. Add the heavy cream. Stir well, then add the cubed paneer and cover.

  13. Cook for 25 minutes until all the ingredients are tender.

  14. Garnish with cilantro and serve with naan or rice.

  15. Enjoy.


  • Calories: 682.48kcal
  • Fat: 60.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 36.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.18g
  • Fiber: 4.03g
  • Sugar: 14.04g
  • Protein: 16.64g
  • Cholesterol: 210.43mg
  • Sodium: 982.98mg
  • Calcium: 228.98mg
  • Potassium: 713.84mg
  • Iron: 2.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 707.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 106.95mg
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