METHI PANEER (fenugreek paneer)


Methi / fenugreek/vendhaiyam in seed or leaf  form has amazing health benefits.

Prevents hardening of heart arteries,controls inflammation internally and externally.

It not only gives a good flavor,but controls cholesterol levels,stimulates insulin as it

slows down the absorption levels in the stomach.

This  spice is widely used in chettinadu (south indian)cooking.

Including this little wonder spice, mostly and often in your cooking brings many health

benefits,so avail the nature benefits.

This recipe which i’m going to share with you, can be made with boiled eggs,fish

chicken or prawns.

Ingredients

200 gm paneer

2-3 onions

3 big tomatoes

8-9 peeled pips of garlic

1 tsp.fenugreek /methi seeds

1/2 tsp.turmeric powder

3 green chillies

1 tsp cummin seeds

1-2 tsp.kashmiri chilli powder

1/2 tsp.garam masala powder

3 tblsp oil

1/2 tsp.sugar or honey

salt to taste

coriander leaves for the garnish

Method

Heat oil in a pan,add the chopped onions, tomatoes,green chillies,methi seeds,cummin

seeds, garlic and fry till onion  turns brown.

Grind all this to a smooth paste.

Add the ground mixture to the same pan with the rest of the spice,with half cup water and

salt.

Add the cut paneer.(you could slightly fry and add too if you like)

Simmer for 10 minutes.

Remove and garnish with coriander leaves.

This can be served with chappathis or any rotis and rice too.

If using to stuff wraps do not add much water.

Whole fried or plain cashewnuts  added will give an enhanced flavor.

Note: Do not add ginger to this recipe.

 

 

 

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