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Shahi Mutter Paneer in Cashew Gravy

Shahi Mutter Paneer in Cashew Gravy

I have already posted Dhaba style Mutter Paneer,but this is great tasting and different in a gravy which includes Cashewnuts which is lipsmacking and drool worthy.This recipe is a hit with everyone who comes for a meal at our place.Check the recipe here:


Preparation Time – 1 hour

Makes – 4 servings


1/2 cup ghee/oil

2 onions – chopped fine

2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tsp Garam Masala Powder

Salt to taste

3 tomatoes – pureed or 1 cup Tomato Puree

1 1/2 cups Green Peas – shelled or frozen peas

1/2 cup water

A few strands Saffron

2 tsp flour mixed with milk

1 cup milk

200 gms cashewnuts soaked in milk

250 gms Paneer – cut into cubes or batons

50 gms Almonds soaked in milk and sliced

3 green chilies slit lengthwise

8-10 raisins

I bunch Coriander leaves – chopped


Heat ghee or Oil and fry the onions till golden.Add ginger-garlic paste,Garam Masala and salt to taste.Fry well.Add Tomato Puree and keep stirring on low heat for 5 minutes.Add green peas and 1/2 cup water.

Cover and cook till the peas are done.Dissolve saffron and flour in 1 cup milk to a smooth paste.

Grind cashewnusts in a little milk and add to the above mixtureAdd the milk mix to the pea-tomato puree in the pan and keep stirring constantly till the gravy thickens.

Add paneer slices and cover the pan and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat,garnish with Almond flakes,green chilies,raisins and coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice or roti.


Mutter Paneer served with steaming Basmati Rice

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