Magaz malai paneer Recipe

Magaz Malai Paneer is a rich and creamy Indian dish made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and magaz (melon seeds). The dish is cooked in a luscious gravy made with cashews, cream, and aromatic spices. The paneer is marinated in a flavorful mixture and then cooked in the creamy gravy, resulting in a dish that is both indulgent and delicious. Magaz Malai Paneer is perfect for special occasions or when you want to treat yourself to a luxurious meal.

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Ingredients for Magaz malai paneer Recipe

  • 50 gram Paneer, Cut Into Cubes
  • 0.06 cup Cashews
  • 1/2 tablespoon Melon Seeds
  • 0.06 cup Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Bay Leaf
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Green Chili Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 cup Cream
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Magaz Malai Paneer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, grind together cashews, melon seeds, and water to make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 2.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, bay leaf, and cinnamon stick. Saute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add the cashew-melon seed paste and cook for a few minutes until it thickens.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste, green chili paste, and spices. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add cream and mix well. Cook for a few minutes until the gravy thickens.
  • STEP 6.Add marinated paneer cubes and cook for 5-7 minutes until the paneer is heated through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Soak the melon seeds in water for 30 minutes before grinding them.
  • Marinate the paneer cubes in a mixture of yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, and spices for at least 30 minutes for better flavor.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less green chili paste.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a teaspoon of kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Magaz Malai Paneer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Magaz Malai Paneer hot with naan, roti, or rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
355
calories per serving
23 g Fat16 g Protein21 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    21g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    21g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    23g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    456mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    150mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    85mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    18mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    81mg
  • Manganese
    6mg
  • Phosphorus
    300mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp