Malai Paneer -Malai Paneer Recipe -Malai Paneer Gravy

Malai paneer – It is a milk-based dish in which paneer is cooked in a creamy sauce. I cooked it today along with Jeera rice for Lunch. It also goes well with Roti or naan. It is so simple and less time-consuming dish. Cashews give a rich taste to the dish. There are different ways it is made, this is the way which I follow to make it and it is so delicious.

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Let’s see how to cook it.

Preparation Time : 5 mins

Cooking Time : 25 mins

Serves : 3


Oil – 2 tbsp

Milk – 1 cup

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp to 1/2 tsp

Paneer cubes(cottage cheese) – 300g

Salt to taste

For Grinding

Onion – 2 cups(Roughly sliced)

Green chillies – 3

Cashews – 15


1.Add sliced onions,green chillies,cashews into a blender and grind it into a smooth paste.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground paste and saute it in the oil until the raw smell leaves. Add the ginger-garlic paste. Saute it well until the raw smell of it goes off. Add cumin seeds, pepper powder and garam masala. Mix well.

3. Switch off the flame and add milk. Mix well, so that there are no lumps in it. Add salt to taste. Place in medium flame and bring it to a boil. Add the paneer cubes and allow it to cook in low flame for about 10 mins. Finally, add chopped coriander leaves and slit green chillies.

Malai paneer is ready.

Serve with Jeera Rice,Pulao,Roti or Naan.

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