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Shahi paneer is a preparation of paneer cottage cheese in a thick gravy made up of cream, tomatoes and spices from the Indian subcontinent.[1]

Shahi paneer
Shahi Paneer & Butter Naan.jpg
Shahi paneer (left) and Butter Naan (right)
Type Gravy
Place of origin Indian Subcontinent
Main ingredients Paneer, cream, tomatoes, spices
Cookbook: Shahi paneer  Media: Shahi paneer

It is mainly eaten with roti, naan, rice, other breads. Paneer is the word for cottage cheese, and shahi is the term for royal (in reference to the Imperial Court).

Similar dishes include paneer butter masala and kadai paneer.

Paneer Butter Masala is one of the most popular vegetarian curries in Indian cuisine. Paneer (Indian cottage cheese cubes) is dunked in a rich and creamy tomato gravy and served along with roti (Indian breads) or flavored rice. The subtle difference between Paneer Butter Masala and Shahi paneer is that more of whole spices are used in Paneer Butter Masala whereas Shahi paneer has a sweeter taste when compared to Paneer Butter Masala.[2]

See alsoEdit


Shahi Paneer Recipe and Banane ka Tarika Hindi mai[3]

  1. ^ "Shahi Paneer: The taste of North India".  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "Shahi Paneer Vs Paneer Makhani? - inHouseRecipes". inHouseRecipes. 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2016-10-24 – via 
  3. ^ "Paneer Butter Masala | Spicy Tasty". shriya. Jan 25, 2015. Retrieved 2016-10-24.