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Shahi Paneer - Paneer in Cashew Nut Gravy

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Shahi Paneer is a rich Mughlai curry. Try this recipe and you will never go to restuarant again to enjoy this.
Ingredients
  Cubed paneer 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cashew nuts 3 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Cloves 2
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green cardamom 1 Small
  Cinnamon stick piece 1⁄2 Inch
  Green chilies 3 Small, finely chopped (or to taste)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry fenugreek leaves 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan pour 2 teaspoon of oil and fry the paneer until golden brown. Once done remove and set aside.
2. In the same pan add cashew nuts and fry until golden brown, set aside.
3. In the same pan pour 1 tablespoon of oil and fry the cloves, cumin seeds, green cardamom and cinnamon for 30 seconds.
4. Add green chilies and fry for additional 30 seconds, add onion with pinch of salt and cover the pan, cook till the onions turn soft.
5. Blend everything in the blender including the cashew nuts to get a smooth paste.
6. Add this paste back into the pan and add white pepper powder, coriander powder and cook for 5 minutes.
7. Add sugar, salt, fenugreek leaves, milk and paneer. Bring it to a boil and then turn off the heat.

SERVING
8. Serve with roti or any Indian bread.

Things You Will Need
Pan
Blender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mughlai
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Gravy
Ingredient: 
Paneer
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 488 Calories from Fat 277

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg7.5%

Sodium 913.6 mg38.1%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 23 g45.6%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C 42%

Calcium 30.7% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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