methi paneer recipe
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methi malai paneer recipe | methi paneer recipe | paneer methi malai recipe

easy methi malai paneer recipe | methi paneer recipe | paneer methi malai recipe
Course curries
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Hebbar's Kitchen

Ingredients

to soak methi leaves:

  • 1 bunch methi leaves / fenugreek leaves washed and finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water

for methi malai paneer:

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf / indian tej patta
  • 4 cloves / lavang
  • 2 pods cardamom / elachi
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick / dalchini
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chili powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 green chili slit length wise
  • 1 tsp coriander powder / dhaniya powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 cup tomato pulp / puree of 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup malai / fresh cream
  • ¼ cup water add as required
  • 11 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder

Instructions

  • firstly heat oil and add cumin seed, bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon stick. saute.
  • additionally, add ginger garlic paste, green chili and onions. saute.
  • now add spice powder like chili powder, turmeric and coriander powder. saute.
  • also add tomato pulp and saute till it thickens.
  • also saute till the masala start to release oil.
  • now add sauted methi leaves.
  • additionally add sugar and salt.
  • saute for a minute.
  • now add milk, cream and water.
  • also add paneer cubes and give a gentle mix.
  • additionally add garam masala.
  • cover and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • finally, serve methi malai paneer with chapathi or paratha.