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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 cheeseRecipe Type: Main CourseCuisine: MughlaiLevel 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)


Methi Paneer
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.
Methi Paneer

Add the boiled onion paste and sauté till it turns golden brown.
Methi Paneer
Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, salt and fenugreek leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Methi Paneer

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

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

Methi Paneer

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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