Ingredients: Coriander seeds, Red Chillies, Iodised Salt, Black Pepper, Turmeric, Garlic, Cassia, Dried Ginger, Fennel Seeds, Cardamom Amomum, Cloves, Nutmeg, Mace.
Cooking Time - 25 min
Cut 500g Paneer in triangular pieces of 4 cm. base. Make a paste of 100g onions and 120g tomatoes separately.
peel and grind 10 almonds into a fine paste adding ¼ cup of water. Alternately cashew nuts can also be used. In a flat pan heat 50g edible oil and cook onion paste till light pink for 10 min.Add tomato puree and 15g Shahi Paneer masala. Cook for 5 min.
Add the almonds paste, 1 cup of water, and Paneer pieces. Simmer for 5 minutes till right consistency. Check to season. Serve with 1 tspn.cream poured on top.
(Tip: You can lightly fry paneer pieces, strain them, and separate them from the oil before they are cooked with onion paste, and then add them at the last stage.)