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Lasuni Methi Paneer

Deepa Gupta
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Lasuni Methi Paneer RECIPE

It is a melt in the mouth paneer recipe bursting with flavours of garlic, fenugreek and whole spices. A very rich gravy which your guests will love.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Cottage cheese or paneer - 150 gms
  2. Milk - 1 cup
  3. onions - 2 medium
  4. tomato - 1 big
  5. garlic cloves - 3 to 4
  6. pepper corns - 4 to 5
  7. cinnamon - 1 small stick
  8. cashew soaked in warm water - 4 to 5
  9. Fresh cream - 2 to 3 tbsp
  10. Fresh methi or kasuri methi - 1 tbsp
  11. tomato ketchup - 1 tsp
  12. Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  13. Ajwain - 1/4 tsp
  14. butter or ghee as required
  15. Kitchen king masala as per choice
  16. turmeric powder - a pinch
  17. Fresh coriander chopped finely
  18. salt to taste


  1. Cut paneer into cubes and soak in warm water. Then take very little butter in a pan, saute the paneer cubes for 5-10 mins. Remove on a kitchen towel.
  2. Take a pan, add enough oil, add ajwain. Then add cinnamon, peppercorns and garlic cloves, saute till garlic is golden brown.
  3. Now roughly chop onions and add them, saute till golden brown. Immediately add roughly chopped tomatoes and saute well.
  4. Now add chili powder, turmeric, kitchen king masala and saute and take it off the flame to cool.
  5. Once cool add the soaked cashew to this mix and mixer grind to form a paste.
  6. Now take butter in a pan, add this paste, add the kasuri methi, ketchup, salt and bring to a boil. Add the fresh cream and milk and keep stirring.
  7. Add the paneer cubes and garnish with fresh coriander.
  8. Ready to serve piping hot with tandoori roti or nan :)

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