Paneer Methi Chaman

Paneer Methi Chaman

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This typical punjabi preparation can be found at nearly any good punjabi restaurant. Loads of greens are combined with healthy paneer and punjabi spices to form this brilliant creation. Methi lovers are sure to relish this dish to its fullest. Using both kasuri methi or dried fenugreek leaves and fresh methi this dish has an unmatched flavour.

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Paneer Methi Chaman recipe - How to make Paneer Methi Chaman

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the paneer cubes in it till the edges turn golden brown.
  2. Roast the dried fenugreek leaves in a pan till crisp. Keep aside.
  3. Blanch the spinach and fenugreek leaves in a vesselful of boiling water for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Drain and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and onions and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.
  6. Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger-green chilli paste, prepared puree and dried fenugreek leaves and fry again for 2-3 minutes
  7. Add the salt, paneer ,punjabi garam masala and cream and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

  1. Place the spinach and fenugreek leaves under cold running water immediately after boiling to retain the bright green colour.


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Nutrient values per serving
Energy221 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates6.7 g
Fiber3 g
Fat18.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A4363.8 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C28.3 mg
Folic Acid84.4 mcg
Calcium282.1 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium53.6 mg
Potassium162.2 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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