Methi Paneer (Cottage Cheese Cubes in Indian Sauce) #methipaneer

Methi Paneer is an extremely delicious and easy recipe using paneer (cottage cheese cubes), yogurt and Indian spices. It can be eaten with roti/bread or rice.
 
The Methi Paneer can be eaten with roti/bread or steamed rice/grains of choice.

Methi Paneer recipe

Methi Paneer (Cottage Cheese Cubes in Indian Sauce) is a perfect weeknight dinner or weekend brunch recipe as who doesn’t love preparing an under 10 minutes entree that can please your eyes, tongue n tummies.

And you know that if you’re a vegetarian from India, the next best thing that can be substituted for meat is Paneer (Cottage Cheese).

Main Ingredients to Make Methi Paneer:

Paneer (Cottage Cheese Cubes): chopped in bite-size pieces

Dahi (Yogurt): thick or greek yogurt is the best.

Tomatoes: for a luscious – colorful gravy

Methi (Fenugreek Leaves): fresh is great but dry leaves will do to (easily available in Indian grocery stores)

 

So this Methi Paneer is a mix of rich gravy made with yogurt-tomatoes and simmered to perfection.

Infact you get so many varieties of it in India that you can even eat it raw because of its soft, mild and slightly flavored taste.

But the combination of Paneer with Yogurt and Methi(Fenugreek Leaves) is pretty powerful and delicious

Serves: 4

 

Serving Suggestion:

Can be served with Bread or Rice
 

Tools:

1 Large nonstick wok
 

 

Ingredients:

 
1 Cup Cottage Cheese – Cut into bite sizes pieces (Paneer)
½ Cup Plain Yogurt – Make sure the yogurt is thick
¼ Cup Fresh Fenugreek Leaves – Chopped (Fresh Methi)
1 Tsp Ginger+Garlic Paste
4 Tbsp Oil (Any flavorless oil)
¼ Cup water
2 Large Onion – Finely Sliced
2 Tomatoes – Finely Sliced
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste – (If not available, can add tomato puree)
½  Large Green Chilies – Julienne – Add as per taste
2-3 Drops Orange Food Color
 

 

Powdered Spices:

 
1 Tsp Turmeric
½ Tsp Cinnamon Powder
1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder – Homemade OR Store bought
1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
1 Tbsp Cumin Powder
1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
1 Tsp Salt (As per your taste)
 

 

Method:

 

In a large non-stick pan, heat oil on high, add sliced onions, ginger+garlic paste and sauté till
golden in color.

 

Add “powdered spices”, sliced tomatoes and cook till tomatoes mix into the onion mixture and form a thick brown mix.

 

Now add tomato paste, cook for 2 min.

 

Add yogurt, orange fruit color, fresh methi leaves, paneer and sauté for 2-3 min (till methi is cooked slightly).

 

Now add water and sauté on low heat for 2-3 min, once the mixture boils, turn off the heat.

 

Decorate with green chilies and serve hot.

 

Try Our Other Paneer Recipes:

Sauteed Spinach with Cheese – Masala Palak Paneermasala-paneer-recipe

 

Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka Masala Reciperestaurant-style-paneer-tikka-masala

 


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Methi Paneer – Cottage Cheese in Indian Sauce

Methi Paneer – Cottage Cheese in Indian Sauce

Methi Paneer is an Extremely delicious and easy recipe using paneer (cottage cheese cubes), yogurt and Indian spices. It can be eaten with roti/bread or rice.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Paneer – Cut into bite sizes pieces
  • ½ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Methi Leaves – Chopped (called Fenugreek leaves)
  • 1 Tsp Ginger+Garlic Paste
  • 4 Tbsp Oil (Any flavorless oil)
  • ¼ Cup water
  • 2 Large Onion – Finely Sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes – Finely Sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste – (If not available, can add tomato puree)
  • ½  Large Green Chilies - Julienne – Add as per taste
  • 2-3 Drops Orange Food Color
  •  
  • Powdered Spices:
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • ½ Tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder - Homemade OR Store bought
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt (As per your taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large non-stick pan, heat oil on high, add sliced onions, ginger+garlic paste and sauté till?golden in color.
  2. Add “powdered spices”, sliced tomatoes and cook till tomatoes mix into the onion mixture and form a thick brown mix.
  3. Now add tomato paste, cook for 2 min.
  4. Add yogurt, orange fruit color, fresh methi leaves, paneer and sauté for 2-3 min (till methi is cooked slightly).
  5. Now add water and sauté on low heat for 2-3 min, once the mixture boils, turn off the heat.
  6. Decorate with green chilies and serve hot.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 267 Total Fat: 10g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 560mg Carbohydrates: 34g Fiber: 17g Sugar: 12g Protein: 22g

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