Hi ...... Jumma Mubarak everyone. Today I’m going to share tasty methi malai paneer recipe. This is so delicious North Indian fish and also very famous in restaurants. As you all know I love making different types of dishes with paneer. This another addition to it. I prepared this tasty methi malai paneer for yesterday’s dinner. My kids loved it a lot. Flavour of methi is really aromatic and heavenly. Tastes great with any breads and rice. I just served with phulkas.taste was really amazing. I hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Paneer : 250 grams
Methi leaves/fresh fenugreek leaves : 1 cup
Malai/cream : 1/4 cup
Oil : 2 table spoons
Medium chopped onions : 2
Large tomatoes : 2
Ginger garlic paste : 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds : 1 tea spoon
Cloves : 2
Cinnamon : 1 small pieces
Cardamom : 1
Coriander leaves : 2 strings
Cashew nuts : 10 to 15
Chilly powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Coriander powder: 1 tea spoon
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Milk : 1/2 cup
Wash fenugreek leaves well and keep a side.
Now heat 1 table spoons of oil in a pan,add cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Then add onions, cumin seeds and cashew nuts, saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
Now add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw flavour s disappears. Now add tomatoes and cook them well and remove from fire.
Now let it cool completely and take this mixture into a blender, add 1/2 cup of milk and blend into a fine paste.
Now in same pan add remaining oil and heat it. Now squeeze methi leaves well and add to pan.
Now saute for 2 to 3 minutes and add coriander, chilli and turmeric powder,saute for few seconds and add blended paste. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes and add 1 cup of water and cook on medium flame for 3 minutes by covering the lid. Stir in between.
Now add paneer and cream stir it well and cook on low flame for minutes, finally sprinkle some sugar and some coriander leaves and serve. (Adjust consistency of gravy by adding some water if required)