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Methi Malai Paneer

By: Astha Aggarwal of Delhi, IN

Fatafat paneer...

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 4 people

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  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 2 tbsp Sookhi methi
  • 4 tbsp Malai
  • 1/2 cup Kaju paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp powdered white pepper
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup water


  1. Take a pan, put oil, add cumin seeds let it crackle.
  2. add methi( crushed by hand), saute for 1 min.
  3. Add  kaju paste stir, add malai stir till it leaves oil
  4. Add salt and white pepper.
  5. Add milk and water, let it boil at sin for 3-4 minutes
  6. Switch off gas.
  7. Before serving add cubed paneer (presoaked in luke warm water).
  8. Serve hot garnish with little cream

Latest Comments

By Astha Aggarwal on 4/10/2011 10:51:00 PM

Sorry Surangama and Ruchi..for replying soooo late...yess kasuri methi could be used :)

By Surangama.Sharma. on 11/20/2008 7:15:00 AM

Hi Ruchi,Seems astha is busy..i tried the recipe..it looked a bit creamy soi omitted the cream n sauted with a lil onion,garlic n ginger..for that indian taste..n of course as ud asked i used KASURI METHI ..2 tbsps did the trick instead of methi...it turned out pretty well..thx astha for the recipe..happy cooking!!

By Surangama on 11/20/2008 7:11:00 AM

Hi Ruchi, I tink astha is busy..was planning to try the recipe but it seemed too creamy so juz omitted the creme n put only a little kaju paste..n ya i used an onion n a lil garlic n ginger too...n off course no methi juz KASURI METHI as ud asked for 2 table spns of it didi the trick...the paneer turned out well..thx ruchi for the recipe..happy cooking!!

By Ruchi Poddar on 9/24/2008 11:22:00 PM

Hi Astha, Can we add kasuri methi instead of sukhi methi in this recipe. PLs reply thanks Ruchi


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