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Methi Matar Malai Paneer

4.80 from 5 votes

Methi Matar Malai Paneer is a mild creamy curry made with tomatoes & Indian spices which has a characteristic taste due to Fenugreek Leaves.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury
Servings 3


  • 4 tomatoes large roughly chopped
  • 1 cup cream fresh
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 250 gm cottage cheese sliced
  • 2 tablespoons kasuri methi
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 5 tablespoon cooking oil


  • Boiled green peas drain extra water and keep aside.
  • Soak kasuri methi in warm water for 2 minutes and drain extra water. Keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon cooking oil on non-stick pan, shallow fry cottage cheese slices till it turn into golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok splutter cumin seeds when cumin seeds stop spluttering.
  • Add tomatoes, salt, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder mix it, cover the lid n cook for 10minutes on low flame.
  • When tomatoes get soft and oil start floating on all over masala. Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down on room temperature.
  • Take mixture in grinder jar add 1/4 cup of water in it n grind into fine paste.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in same wok sauté kasuri methi and boiled green peas for 2minute on medium flame. Add paste in it, cover the lid n cook for 3minutes on low flame.
  • Add cream and little salt and mix it well, add fried cottage cheese slices in it n mix gently. Cover the lid n cook for 7 minutes on low flame. Add some coriander leaves in it n mix gently.
  • Methi Matar Malai Paneer is ready to serve. Garnish some coriander leaves on top and Serve this with tandoori roti, chapati n rice.


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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 636 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 16 g | Fat: 57 g | Saturated Fat: 22 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 104 mg | Sodium: 306 mg | Potassium: 704 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin A: 3221 IU | Vitamin C: 43 mg | Calcium: 161 mg | Iron: 2 mg

Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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