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Shahi Paneer Recipe Without Onion and Garlic | Jain Recipe

Quick and Easy Shahi Paneer Recipe Without Onion and Garlic.
Course Curries
Cuisine Indian
Author Neelima Mittal


  • 200 gm Paneer Cubes Cut in Triangle Shape.
  • Paste or Puree of 3 big Tomatoes 1 inch Ginger and 1 Green Chilli.
  • ¼ Cup Cashew Nuts Paste.
  • ¼ Cup Whipped Cream.
  • 1 tsp Roasted Fenugreek leaves or Kasuri Methi.
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder.
  • 1 tsp Fennel Powder.
  • ¼ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder.
  • 1 Pinch Asafoetida.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 4-5 Cloves.
  • 3-4 Black Pepper. Make Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom Powder.
  • 1 tsp Sugar. Optional
  • Around 2 tbsp Oil.


  • First of all heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai, when oil gets hot add in cumin seeds, cloves, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, fennel powder, asafoetida and red chilli powder, mix all the spices well.
  • Now add in tomato puree and mix well with spices, cover and cook for 1 minute at medium flame, after 1 minute add cashew nuts puree and mix well, Now cover and cook for further 1 minute.
  • Now add in whipped cream (save some for garnishing) and mix well, now cook it for 3-4 minutes at medium flame.
  • Now add in garam masala powder, cardamom powder and mix well then add in water (as water according to you), we are adding around 1 ½ small cup, now increase the flame and cook it till it starts boiling.
  • When gravy starts boiling lower the flame and add in paneer cubes and mix gently so paneer don’t break, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes at low flame.
  • Now crush the fenugreek leaves with hands and add to gravy and mix well, add salt and sugar along with fenugreek leaves, now cook it for further 1-2 minutes at medium low heat.
  • Now turn the heat off and take out the shahi paneer in a serving plate and garnish with cream and serve with roti, paratha or naan.