Saturday, 14 April 2012

Paneer Methi Chaman

Paneer Methi Chaman

Green, green and greener! The deeper the colours of the fruits and veggies we eat, the healthier it is for you and green vegetables follow the same rule as well. Methi leaves are rich in vitamin K and comparable with spinach in that aspect. It is said to help clear constipation and also good for people who suffer from frequent stomach pain. This recipe is by Tarla Dalal originally and I made minimal changes to just simplify the steps like adding green chillies to the greens rather than grinding it separately etc. With soft cubes of paneer added, it was a great side dish for rotis. Here is the recipe...

2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup fenugreek leaves, chopped
1 ½ cups cubed paneer
Turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon kasoori methi
½ teaspoon garam masala
3 green chillies
½ teaspoon chilly powder
Salt to taste
1 onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
Cooking oil

Boil the spinach and fenugreek leaves in little water until done. Cool and blend along with green chillies

Dry roast the kasoori methi until crisp and keep aside

Heat little oil and add cumin seeds, once it browns, add the onions and fry until soft

Add the ginger garlic paste, chilly powder, coriander powder, kasoori methi, turmeric powder and fry for a couple of minutes

Add the blended spinach mixture, cook for couple of minutes

Add paneer cubes, garam masala and little water, required salt and boil. Simmer for a few minutes

Serve hot with rotis and squeeze some lime juice if you like

1 comment:

  1. Simply cant take my eyes from this yummy dish,super catchy healthy gravy..