28/01/2018

Lehsuni Methi Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese Cooked in Chopped garlic and Dry Fenugreek leaves gravy)





There are variety  of delicious
 paneer dishes that you come across  in restaurant's  menu card,mainly in North Indian Restaurent.Lehsuni Methi Paneer dish is one of them. A rich,creamy paneer gravy made with roasted crushed dry fenugreek  leaves or methi and chopped garlic.




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Author-Moumita
Preparation  Time-5 Minutes
Cooking Time-10 Minutes
Servings-2
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Ingredients
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Paneer-100grams
Green chillies-4
1 tablespoon kasuri methi or dry fenugreek leaves
Cashew nuts-8
Curd or yogurt-1teaspoon
Fresh cream-2tablesooons
Ginger -1 inch piece
Garlic-8 cloves +8 cloves
Garam masala powder-1teasooon
Butter-1teasooon
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves-1/4cup(chopped)


Method
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Soak cashew nuts or kajus in a bowl of water for 1hour then drain the water and grind cashew to make a smooth paste adding little water

Add ginger,garlic and green chillies in a mixer grinder and grind adding littl water

Take paneer cubes in a big bowl

Add ginger garlic and chilli paste,cream,curd or yoghurt,cashew or kajus paste,salt  and mix all them properly.

Add paneer cubes in this mixture and mix with this marination masala properly and keep aside for 30minutes.

Heat oil in a pan,add the paneer mixture,stir it with light spatula as paneer is very soft.Heavy spatula can break the paneer.

Cook it on low flame,add salt

Dry roast fenugreek leaves and crush them with hands and then add into the paneer 

Mix and stir properly,add 1/4cup warm water

Let the water boil,when the water will get start boiling then cover the lid

Cook for 2minutes and switch off the gas.

Heat butter in a another pan and add chopped garlic ,when the garlic  will be started browining then add this into the paneer gravy and mix.Transfer this into a serving bowl,add chopped coriander leaves and serve 

Enjoy with roti,Paratha or rice.

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3 comments:

  1. My first comment on ur lovely blog!I love Paneer and this looks so yum!I have bookmarked this for future cooking!Wow recipe!

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