Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy)

Paneer with fenugreek (methi) and spinach (palak) leaves flavourful gravy

Divya Shivaraman
13 ratings.
Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy)

Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy) is one of the popular side dish recipe with paneer in the creamy fenugreek & spinach gravy. Methi leaves are used in different curries because they are so much flavorful and very healthy. This gravy is prepared by blanching equal amount of methi and spinach leaves and grinding them to fine paste for curry. The curry is prepared using mustard oil so this adds more strong flavor. Enjoy this delicious gravy - Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy) that easily pairs with Sweet Potato Flatbread Recipe (Sweet Potato Chapati) or Leftover Dal Paratha Recipe and Aloo Bhindi Recipe Flavored With Mustard And Poppy Seeds.

If you like this recipe, here are a few more interesting paneer recipes

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  2. Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe
  3. Paneer Pasanda Recipe (Cottage Cheese in Spicy Yogurt Curry)
  4. Shahi Paneer Recipe

Cuisine: North Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Fenugreek Leaves ( Methi) , tightly packed
  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak) , tightly packed
  • 150 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cubed
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/3 cup Fresh cream
  • Water , as needed
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy)

  1. To begin making Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy), In a saucepan, boil water with a little salt.

  2. Once the water boils, switch off the stove. Add cleaned Methi, palak leaves to the saucepan and keep covered for 5 minutes.

  3. After 5 minutes, strain the methi & palak leaves and give them a quick run under cold water. Reserve about 1/2 a cup of stock for later use.

  4. Take a blender and add green chillies, blanched spinach, fenugreek leaves and blend to fine puree, keep aside.

  5. Heat a kadai, add mustard oil, add cumin seeds, onion and saute until translucent.

  6. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute until raw smell goes off.

  7. Now add methi spinach puree, required salt and saute for 3-4 minutes on a medium flame.

  8. Add reserved greens stock, about 1/2 a cup, and stir to cook on simmer for another 2 minutes or till done.

  9. Add paneer cubes, garam masala and stir to combine, Cook covered for 3 minutes.

  10. Switch off the stove and Finally add fresh cream to methi chaman, stir to combine.

  11. Serve Methi Chaman Recipe (Paneer In Dark Leafy Greens Based Gravy) with Sweet Potato Flatbread Recipe (Sweet Potato Chapati) or Leftover Dal Paratha Recipe and Aloo Bhindi Recipe Flavored With Mustard And Poppy Seeds.

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