No Oil Shahi Paneer Recipe

Today we are going to make Shahi Paneer without ghee or oil.  It will be ready in a jiffy with a very easy method.  The eaters will not even be able to recognize that there is no ghee or oil in it at all.  So you too make Shahi Paneer with this easy recipe and enjoy its taste with your family.


Ingredients for No Oil Shahi Paneer


Paneer - 200 grams

Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp

Bay Leaf - 2

Cinnamon - 1 inch

Clove - 4

Black pepper - 10-11

Large Cardamom - 1

Tomato - 2 (200 g)

Ginger - ½ inch

Green Chilli - 1

Cashew - ¼ cup (40 grams)

Turmeric Powder - ½ tsp

Coriander Powder - 1.5 tsp

Kashmiri red chilli - 1 tsp

Dry Fenugreek - 1 tbsp

Salt - ¾ tsp

Coriander Leaves


Process of making Shahi Paneer


Cut 200 grams of paneer into small pieces.  Now put ½ tsp of cumin, 2 bay leaves, 1 cinnamon, 4 cloves, 10-11 black peppers and 1 big cardamom (peeled and take out the seeds) in the pan.  Roast these spices on low-medium flame till the cumin seeds change color slightly.


Reduce the flame to low after it smells good and changes color slightly.  Add tomato-green chili-ginger-cashew paste (2 tomatoes, 1 green chili, ½ inch of ginger and ¼ cup of cashew) to it.  Roast them on low-medium flame while stirring continuously.


After frying for 2-3 minutes, add ½ tsp of turmeric, 1.5 tsp of coriander powder, 1 tsp of kashmiri red chilli and 1 tbsp of dry fenugreek (crushed).  Fry the spices while mixing them, after mixing, they will start to dry up.  Add ¼ cup of water to it and stir it well and fry for 10 minutes.


When the spices become thick, add water according to how thin or thick you want to make the gravy and mix it well.  Then add ¾ tsp of salt to it and mix it well.  Now cover the gravy and cook for 3-4 minutes.


When the time is up, it will start to boil.  After stirring the gravy, add chopped paneer pieces and some green coriander and mix it well.  Then cover it and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.  When the time is up, Shahi Paneer will be ready.  Serve it with chapati, naan, paratha, rice or any other and enjoy the taste.




You can make the gravy thin or thick as per your wish.

The spices are to be roasted on low-medium flame while stirring continuously.

No Oil Shahi Paneer Recipe



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