Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Methi Paneer

Methi leaves 2 cups (chopped)
Paneer 1 1/2 cups (cubed)
Onion 1 (chopped)
Tomato Puree 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Coriander leaves few
For grinding:
Green chillies 2
grated coconut 2 tblsp
Garlic 4
Ginger 1" piece
powdered cardamom 1/2 tsp
Wash methi leaves.Drain it and keep it in microwave 'H" for 2 minutes.
Grind all the items mentioned for 'grinding' into a fine paste.
Heat oil in a kadai and fry paneer cubes till brown and keep aside.
Heat oil in the same kadai and add cumin seeds.When it splutters add chopped onion,turmeric powder,coriander powder and salt.Saute well.
Add tomato puree and ground paste and cook for five minutes.
Add methi leaves,paneer cubes with little water.Stir well.
Cover the lid and cook for few minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.


Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice recipe and a wonderful combination.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Kanchana
I like this variation of methi paneer. I like the jeera seasoning and methi combo,I note the microwaving the methi...must try the method.
WIll be off blog. Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you.
Have a nice weekend

Priya Sreeram said...

this is a nice recipe kanchana !

Hari Chandana said...

Nice one.. thanks for sharing :)

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thanks for coming Ms.Chitchat.

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thank you for the comment Ushnish Ghosh. Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you.

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

varukaikku nanri Priya Sreeram.

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thanks Hari Chandana.