Methi Paneer Recipe

Methi Paneer Recipe
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Methi Paneer is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make North Indian Methi Paneer by following this simple & easy recipe.
Methi Paneer Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 cups Methi (Fenugreek Leaves)(chopped)
  • 200 gm Paneer (Cheese)(cubed)
  • 2 Onions (sliced)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
How to make Methi Paneer:
  • Spread around half cup of salt over methi for 6-7 hours or overnight, to reduce its bitterness.
  • Wash with water and drain to remove the excess salt.
  • Heat the oil in flat pan and fry paneer cubes on medium-high heat, until golden.
  • Remove and soak into salted warm water for 20 minutes. Drain properly.
  • Heat the ghee in a frying pan and fry onions until brown.
  • Add tomatoes, chili powder, sugar, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally over medium low flame.
  • Add paneer and methi, and cook uncovered for 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Serve with chapatti.