Shahi Paneer Recipe: A Royal Delight for Vegetarian Food Lovers

Shahi Paneer is a rich and creamy Indian dish that is a favorite among vegetarian food lovers. This dish is made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and a creamy tomato-based gravy. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide to making Shahi Paneer.


  • 250 grams paneer, cubed
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Fry until they start to splutter.
  2. Add chopped onions and fry until they turn golden brown.
  3. Add ginger and garlic paste and fry until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until they turn mushy.
  5. Add all the spices – red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and garam masala powder. Mix well and fry for a minute.
  6. Add kasuri methi and mix well.
  7. Add paneer cubes and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add cream and salt to taste. Mix well and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

This is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that’s perfect for dinner parties or special occasions. The creamy and flavorful gravy complements the soft and chewy paneer cubes, making it a royal delight for vegetarian food lovers.

Shahi Paneer is a popular Indian dish that’s perfect for those who love rich and creamy vegetarian food. With this step-by-step guide, you can easily make this dish at home and impress your family and friends with your cooking skills. So, the next time you’re craving a royal feast, give this recipe a try and savor the flavors of India.

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