Paneer Methi Malai Mirch

Never get tired of paneer dishes. Was looking for something new to cook today when I came across this dish on to cook and goes well with rotis.

Paneer Methi Malai Mirch


  1. Take 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker. When hot, add 2 finely chopped onions and saute it till light pink. To this add 2 finely chopped tomatoes, 1 tsp chilly powder, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp cumin powder. Mix it well put the lid on and let it cook for 15 mins in a slow flame (2-3 whistles) till cooked well. This paste can be used as a base for your gravies. You can store this in the fridge for future use.
  2.  Heat 2 tsp butter in a pan. When hot, add 1 tsp of nicely crushed kasoori methi. Saute it for a minute. Add 1 cup bell peppers (red , yellow) and 1/4 kg paneer cut into cubes.
  3. Add onion florets to this mixture and saute well in the butter till the capsicum is cooked. 
  4. Now add 2 tbsp of the above onion gravy and saute well. Add some water and put the lid on and cook till the gravy reaches a boil.
  5. Add 1 tbsp cream to the gravy and mix well.Cook for a few mins and then turn off the flame.
  6. Garnish with coriander and Serve with hot rotis.


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