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Paneer Methi Chaman – A Special Kashmiri Recipe You Won’t Want to Miss



Rogan josh, yakhni, dum aloo – is there any Kashmiri dish you don’t like? The magic of those rich curries and spicy taste is such, we can never get enough of Kashmiri food. There is another very popular dish from the valley which is very much loved by Kashmiris. Cheese is chaman. Paneer pieces are fried and made creamy with the help of milk in a spicy tomato gravy. Paneer chaman gets a makeover with this new recipe that we just discovered and immediately thought of sharing it with all of you. Since, it is winter, why not add the all-time favorite winter green fenugreek seeds to paneer chaman?!

Now we have a recipe for Paneer Methi Chaman, which may look like Palak Paneer but tastes different because of the milk, fennel and almonds. The distinctive Kashmiri ingredients make this dish another winner and tally up the list of our favorite Kashmiri foods. Paneer chaman usually consists of fried paneer pieces that float in a thick, tangy gravy. Paneer methi chaman also uses fried paneer, which is cooked in a green minty gravy of fenugreek, which is flavored with lots of whole spices and spice powders. Milk is also added to reduce the bitterness of fenugreek, making it a real treat to enjoy.

(Also Read: 13 Best Kashmiri Dishes | Popular Kashmiri Dishes)

Fenugreek is used in making a variety of dishes.

Paneer Methi Chaman Recipe How To Make Paneer Methi Chaman

Making Paneer Methi Chaman is as easy as making regular Paneer Chaman. Once you see the recipe, you can’t wait to try it at home.

For the step by step recipe of Paneer Methi Chaman, click here.

Fry the paneer cubes till they turn golden, then soak them in water for some time. After this, fry the fenugreek leaves with all the spices. Add in paneer cubes and milk, cook till you get a thick gravy. Serve garnished with almonds and sultanas.

If you are also a fan of Kashmiri cuisine, then we are sure that you will love this recipe. Try it today.

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