Shahi Paneer/Tofu

  200 gms paneer/tofu
  7 cahews
  1/2 cup milk
  jeera/cumin powder
  1/4 t sp haldi / turmeric
  red chilli powder to taste
  salt to taste
  kasturi methi(dry fenugeric leaves)
  1tb sp cooking oil
  1 tb sp ghee/ butter
  1/2 t sp of sugar

  • Soak the cashew nuts in milk till soft. Grind and make a paste and keep aside.
  • Cut the paneer into large triangles.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Turn the heat off and now add jeera and haldi powder.Quickly add the paneer pieces  and stir so that the masalas do not discolour.
  • Turn on the heat and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the salt and chilli powder and stir it gently.
  • Add the cashew paste and stir to coat the paneer.Add the sugar and cook to melt it. 
  • Add the kasturi methi and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Serve with hot rotis or pulao.

    Note: Adjust the amount of the cashew paste to your liking.

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