Mar 16, 2016

Methi Paneer

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Methi Paneer 

Methi Paneer absolutely delicious Mughlai dish.

It is a simple Indian gravy recipe. As the name says it is made from methi (fenugreek leaves), Paneer and with some spices.

Prep Time: 10 min         Cooking Time: 15 min              Serves 3-4

Main Ingredients: Fenugreek leaves and fresh cottage cheese
Recipe Type: Main Course
Cuisine: Mughlai
Level of Cooking: Easy


  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 
  • 2-4 green cardamom Pods
  • 1/2" cinnamon stick
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 teaspoon onion paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • 1 teaspoon coriander  powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder(optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup chopped fenugreek (methi)
  • 1/4 cup fresh thick curds (dahi), whisked
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • water as per required approx 1/4 cup
  • 200 gm cottage cheese (paneer) cubes

Methi Paneer Recipe(Step by Step Directions)


Heat the ghee in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
When they crackle add cardamom and a small piece of cinnamon stick. 
add the green chilli, ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2 minutes.

Add the boiled onion paste and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, salt and fenugreek leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Add the curds, milk and little water if required and mix well.

Add the paneer and mix gently so that the paneer pieces do not break.

Mix well and cook until gravy turns thick and adjust the salt also.
Serve hot.


  • Serve hot with any Indian bread and rice.

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spiceupwithsoma said...

I really can get the flavour of methi sitting here...lovely...

Swati Paathak said...

Thank you... :)

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