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Friday, December 17, 2010

Methi-Malai Paneer Tikka

Cooking Time Required: 20-25 mins
Cost of Preparation: 50-60 Rupees

Ingredients: Amul Malai paneer ( 200 gm ), tomato ( 1 no, small ), fresh methi(fenugreek) leaves ( 1 bunch, finely minced ), capsicum ( 1 no, medium ), sour curd ( 5-6 tbs ), chilli powder ( 1/2 tsp ), green chilli paste ( 1 tsp ), roasted cumin-coriander powder ( 1/2 tsp ), tomato puree ( 2 tsp ), turmeric ( 1/2 tsp ), salt, cooking butter ( 2 tbs ).

Preparation: Boil the paneer cubes along with salt and turmeric for 10 mins.

Strain the water and keep aside to cool.

Transfer the paneer to a mixing bowl. Add the chilli powder, green chilli paste, sour curd, roasted cumin-coriander powder, tomato puree, finely cut tomato pieces and salt. Keep aside to marinate for 2 hours.

Cooking: Transfer the marinated paneer to a baking dish. Add the finely cut methi leaves along with the cooking butter.

Pre-heat the oven for 5 mins to 180 degrees. Put the baking dish inside and allow to cook for 15 mins. Keep stirring in at an interval of 5 mins.

Add the capsicum pieces to the baking dish. Bake at 200 degrees for 5-6 mins.
Serve as a starter or a side-dish with the main course

Note: This malai panner-methi tikka is prepared without onion and garlic .One can also add diced onion pieces along with the capsicum for a different flavour.


  1. really yummy! luv the way u have boiled paneer with salt an turmeric! it must make it really soft and get nice color on the paneer.

  2. something diffrent and tasty...following u ...please do visit me if u can !


  3. simple receipt, easy to get all the ingredient , look yummy
    i will try to make it someday,
    thanks for shared
    chowringhee kathi roll

  4. An interesting way of cooking. It seems to me that it is very tasty. But I would add cheese that would melt at the end


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