How to make Pepper Pudina Gravy -

This highly flavourful gravy can be served with vegetables or with meat.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Mint, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Polenta with Mushroom Sauce Kadai Chole Valacha Birda Kaipekke Kari

Pepper Pudina Gravy

Pepper Pudina Gravy Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pepper Pudina Gravy Recipe

  • Mint 1 teaspoon

  • Cottage Cheese 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch

  • Green cardamoms 3

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Boiled onion paste 1 cup

  • Green chilli slit 1

  • Ginger paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dried fenugreek (kasoori methi) powder 2 teaspoons

  • Milk 1 1/2 cup

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) cubed 250 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Cream 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cinnamon, green cardamoms, bay leaf, black peppercorns, cumin seeds and saute till fragrant.

Step 2

Add boiled onion paste and saute. Add green chilli, ginger paste, garlic paste and dried fenugreek leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Add milk and mix. Add mint powder and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes. Strain the gravy into a bowl and discard the residue.

Step 4

Put the strained gravy back into the pan. Add cottage cheese cubes and mix. Add salt and mix. Add cream and mix.

Step 5

Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl and garnish with fresh mint sprig. Serve hot with steamed rice or phulka or parantha.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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