Methi Malai Paneer
Methi Malai Paneer
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: 4
This creamy and aromatic dish features paneer cooked in a rich and flavorful sauce. Infused with the earthy essence of fenugreek leaves, it boasts a perfect blend of savory and herbal notes. A must-try for those craving a delightful vegetarian meal bursting with unique flavors.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 200 g Paneer cubed
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1- inch Ginger grated
  • 2 Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 100 g Fenugreek methi
  • 100 ml Double Cream
  • Salt
  • Coriander for garnish


  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • Add minced garlic and grated ginger. Cook for another minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • Stir in turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, and garam masala. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chopped fenugreek leaves (methi) and cook until they wilt.
  • Stir in the cubed paneer and mix gently to coat with the spices.
  • Pour in the double cream and mix well. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Season with salt according to taste.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or naan.

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