Recipe to prepare Shahi Methi Muttar Paneer

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Quick and easy Shahi Methi Muttar Paneer Recipe by Jyothi Varne

150gms Paneer Cubes

1 cup – Green peas (boiled)
I large onion, fried and ground to a fine paste
10-12 cashews, soaked and ground to a fine paste
Puree of 2 small tomatoes
Kasuri Methi – 1 tbsp
Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder – 2 tbsp (or as per your taste)
Coriander powder – 1tbsp
Fresh Cream – 4 tbsp
Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Butter for cooking
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for Garnish


1. Heat butter in a shallow pan, once it melts add the finely ground fried onion paste
2. Cook the onion paste, until the color changes and the oil starts to separate
3. Next add the tomato pulp and cook till the water evaporates
4. Add in the spice powders,salt to taste (except for Garam masala) and stir well
5. Add the pieces of paneer and cook for 5-8 mins of a low flame. Stir well to coat the paneer pieces with the masala and cook until the oil starts to come on top with a closed lid on a medium flame 6. Add the cashew nut paste, peas garam masala and adjust the gravy consistency. Keep stirring as the gravy will thicken once you ask the Cashew nut paste and you do not want it to stick at the bottom
7. Rub the kasuri methi against your palm and add it to the gravy, cook for another 3-4 mins
8. Add the cream and give it one final stir and turn off the flame.