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Malai Paneer

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Nutmeg adds its special flavour to this paneer dish.

This recipe is contributed by Member Deepika Aggarwal.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Malai Paneer

Main Ingredients

Paneer (cottage cheese), Fresh cream




Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking



  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes Fried
    500 grams
  • Fresh cream
    1/2 cup
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida
    a pinch
  • Tomato pureed
    6 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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