Methi Chaman | How to make Methi Chaman

By Swapna Sunil  |  10th May 2016  |  
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About Methi Chaman Recipe

Methi chaman is one of a kind subtle..creamy and luscious green in color.The Green makes me hungry and crave for more n more ..eating this gut n mind both feel happy as its a guilt free food... I very much remember it was on our first anniversary that i tasted this yumminess...When sunil ordered this along with jeera rice ...I was like Methi what ??? And he was the one who insisted me to taste this, really thankful to him and glad that I did taste or else i would have missed it a big time. Its so has nothing to do with appearance!!! In this case taste...Lol !!

Methi Chaman is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Methi Chaman has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Swapna Sunil is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Methi Chaman recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Methi Chaman is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Methi Chaman is perfect to serve 5 people. Methi Chaman is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Methi Chaman . So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Methi Chaman by commenting on this page below!

Methi Chaman

Ingredients to make Methi Chaman

  • 1 cup packed fenugreek /Methi leaves(Sorted n washed )
  • 100 gms or 2 1/2cups packed spinach(Sorted n washed )
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup frozen / fresh peas (optional )
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 200 gms paneer cut into bite size pieces and soak in water until use
  • 5 to 6 Green chiilies finely chopped( depending on spice intake )
  • 3 large cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • An inch piece cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 tsp shahi jeera
  • 2 to 3 tbsp fresh cream
  • coriander for garnish

How to make Methi Chaman

  1. Half fill a deep pan with water and bring it to a boil..once boiling add the spinach and Methi leaves, boil this for 10 mins now add the coriander leaves and simmer for few seconds, later drain the water and cool. Once cooled grind into a fine paste and set aside.
  2. In a pan add the oil/butter n heat, once warm add the whole Garam masala and shahi jeera, let the jeera splutter now add in chopped onions saute until brown, now add in crushed garlic and saute until garlic turns golden.
  3. Next goes in ginger garlic paste and green chillies saute this till the raw smell from ginger and garlic evaporates..
  4. Later add in a pinch of turmeric , ground paste and sugar, saute until the mixture dries up n oil starts oozing out.
  5. Now add salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder along with some water, stir well and cook it covered for 5 mins ..
  6. Next add in the peas , paneer and few coriander leaves, stir well n check the seasoning alter if salt is required. Now add the cream, stir cover and cook for few mins, this helps the paneer to soak up the gravy.
  7. Now Turn off the heat. And its ready to be served.

Reviews for Methi Chaman (1)

Reema Thukral3 years ago

Creamy Methi, looks so yum.