Methi Malai Paneer

Fatafat paneer...

Recipe by Astha Aggarwal of Delhi, IN

Must try!!

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 250 gm Paneer
    • 2 tbsp Sookhi methi
    • 4 tbsp Malai
    • 1/2 cup Kaju paste
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tsp powdered white pepper
    • 1 tsp oil
    • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/3 cup water


    1. Take a pan, put oil, add cumin seeds let it crackle.
    2. add methi( crushed by hand), saute for 1 min.
    3. Add  kaju paste stir, add malai stir till it leaves oil
    4. Add salt and white pepper.
    5. Add milk and water, let it boil at sin for 3-4 minutes
    6. Switch off gas.
    7. Before serving add cubed paneer (presoaked in luke warm water).
    8. Serve hot garnish with little cream


    Astha Aggarwal

    Sorry Surangama and Ruchi..for replying soooo late...yess kasuri methi could be used :)


    Hi Ruchi,Seems astha is busy..i tried the looked a bit creamy soi omitted the cream n sauted with a lil onion,garlic n ginger..for that indian taste..n of course as ud asked i used KASURI METHI ..2 tbsps did the trick instead of turned out pretty well..thx astha for the recipe..happy cooking!!


    Hi Ruchi, I tink astha is busy..was planning to try the recipe but it seemed too creamy so juz omitted the creme n put only a little kaju paste..n ya i used an onion n a lil garlic n ginger too...n off course no methi juz KASURI METHI as ud asked for 2 table spns of it didi the trick...the paneer turned out well..thx ruchi for the recipe..happy cooking!!

    Ruchi Poddar

    Hi Astha, Can we add kasuri methi instead of sukhi methi in this recipe. PLs reply thanks Ruchi