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Malai paneer is a delicious paneer recipe. It is very easy and quick to make compared then other dishes when unexpected guests at ur home. Cottage cheese cooked with onions tomatoes mixture. Malai gives a creamy texture to this dish.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 250 gms cottage cheese. cut in cubes

  • 2 nos minced onions

  • 1 cups tomato puree

  • 1 pinch salt according to taste

  • 1 tsp red chilly powder

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp corriander powder

  • 1 tsp paneer masala

  • 1 tbsp dry fenugreek leaves

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1/2 cups malai


  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Add cumin seeds and let them crackle
  • Add minced onions in it. Soute until light golden brown.
  • Add tomato puree in it. Mix well and cook until oil separates.
  • Add salt and dry spices in it. Mix well and cook for five minutes. If needed add a little water in it.
  • Add malai in it. Stir well.
  • Add kasoori methi in it. Stir well.
  • Now add cheese in it. Mix well and cook for two minutes on low flame.
  • It's ready.