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.