Malai Paneer Recipe - Nutmeg adds its special flavour to this paneer dish.

This recipe is contributed by Member Deepika Aggarwal.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese), Fresh cream

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Malai Paneer

Malai Paneer Recipe - How to make Nutmeg adds its special flavour to this paneer dish.


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes Fried500 grams

  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Tomato pureed6 large

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds and asafetida. Saute for thirty seconds. Add tomato puree and mix well.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, nutmeg powder and mix well. Lower the heat and cook till the oil surfaces.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder, sugar and salt to taste. Mix well. Add cottage cheese pieces and fresh cream. All the mixture to boil. Serve with roti.

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