Methi Chaman

Cottage cheese cooked with fresh fenugreek and spinach is absolutely delicious. Serve this any bread of your choice. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Methi Chaman

Main Ingredients Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), Cottage cheese (paneer)
Cuisine Kashmiri
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 1 medium bunch fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), chopped
  • 150 grams cottage cheese (paneer),cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3-4 tablespoons ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 
  • 1 medium bunch fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • White pepper powder to taste


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add cottage cheese cubes and fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.
  2. Add caraway seeds to the same pan and sauté till seeds change colour. Add garlic, mix and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add fenugreek leaves and spinach leaves, mix and cook till the leaves wilt. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  4. Add cream and mix well. Add dried ginger powder, cardamom powder and pepper powder and mix well.
  5. Add fried cottage cheese pieces, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Serve hot.