Methi Paneer

Chef Varun teaches a super simple recipe of methi paneer which is not just delicious but very quick to make also and only requires simple home ingredients. its a slightly different way of having a paneer curry at home but it is perfect to try out in winters because of al the fresh methi that is available.

Chase the flavors

Serves 2-3

Prep time 15 Minutes

Cooking time  25 Minutes


Desi ghee  - 2 tbsp

Cumin/jeera - 1 pinch 

Whole coriander seeds  - 1 tbsp

Onion paste  - 2 onions 

Chopped ginger garlic  - 2 tbsp

Chopped green chilli  - 2

Ginger juliennes  - 1 tbsp

Fresh tomato puree - 3

Meat masala  - 1 tbsp

Coriander powder - 1 tbsp

Turmeric  - 1 tbsp

Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp

Red chilli paste - 2 tbsp

Fresh cream - 2 tbsp

Butter - 1 cube 

Chopped methi - 1 bunch 

Cubed paneer - 1 block 



1) In a skillet heat the desi ghee and add cumin and whole coriander to it and let it crackle.
2) Add in the chopped ginger garlic and onion paste and cook till light brown
3) Add in the chopped green chillies and ginger juliennes
4) Add in the fresh tomato puree and cook for a few minutes 
5) Add in all the powdered spices and salt 
6) Add a little water to make a gravy
7) Add in the red chilli paste, cream and butter 
8) Add in chopped fresh methi and cubed paneer 
9) Garnish with chopped coriander 

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