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Methi Paneer

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Methi Paneer is a popular North Indian side dish for rotis, chapatis, naan and pulaos. Simple and easy to make, it is a rich and creamy dish that can be paired with almost any main course . Paneer dishes are always a popular feature in any occasion and this one is no different.

Methi Paneer


  • Paneer – 250 gms
  • Fenugreek Leaves (Methi) – 500 gms
  • Onion – 1, finely chopped
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Oil – 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  • Cream – 2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste



  1. Cut and wash the fenugreek leaves.
  2. Apply salt and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Squeeze out the water out of fenugreek leaves and wash again.
  4. Boil in 2 cups water for 5 minutes.
  5. Drain off the water and squeeze the fenugreek leaves to remove all traces of water.
  6. Heat the oil in a pan.
  7. Fry the onion, add the fenugreek leaves and saute for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the paneer cubes and the dry spices.
  9. Cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Add the cream and remove from flame.
  11. Serve hot.

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Sunita Karthik
Sunita Karthik
Sunitha Karthik is a food lover who loves experiment with food. She worked in BPO industry for several years before deciding to settle down with family. She is a self-taught cook who has learnt to cook by experimenting with ingredients and watching various cooking shows. Mother of two kids and supporting her husband's business, she still finds time to cook up a storm in the kitchen.

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