Friday 14 May 2021

Malai Paneer Recipe/Restaurant Style Malai Paneer-Easy Paneer Recipe/Malai Paneer Recipe with Video in English & Tamil

Malai Paneer is a very popular and common Paneer recipe found in almost all the restaurants. Malai – means creamy, this malai paneer is a rich and creamy dish that can be made in just 15-20 minutes and served it along with rotis/chapatis. Do try out this easy and quick Malai Paneer and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouth-watering Paneer Recipes here and other North Indian Subzis here.

Here’s how to make Malai Paneer with step by step photos…


Paneer/Cottage Cheese

200 g


1 big finely chopped

Green Chillies

3-4 finely chopped

Ginger & Garlic Paste

1 tsp

Red Chilli Powder

½ tsp

Coriander Powder

1 tsp

Turmeric Powder

¼ tsp

Garam Masala Powder

½ tsp

Cumin Powder/Jeeragam Powder

½ tsp

Fresh Cream

½ cup or 100 ml

Kasoori Methi/Dried Fenugreek Leaves

1 tsp

Coriander Leaves/Cilantro Leaves

1 tbsp finely chopped


As needed


3 tsp

Preparation Time: 5-6 minutes                    Recipe Category: Main Course/Side Dish

Cooking Time: 15 minutes                              Recipe Cuisine: North Indian       

Author: Priya Anandakumar

check out other interesting and mouth-watering Paneer Recipes here and other North Indian Subzis here.

Here's a short video on how to make Malai Paneer in English & Tamil


Cut the paneer to cubes. Chop the onions, green chillies and keep everything ready.

Heat 3 tsp of oil in a pan, add onions, green chillies and sauté well until they turn translucent.

Add ginger garlic paste and satue until the raw smell vanishes.

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.

Mix everything really well.

Add 1-2 tbsp of water and saute well for about a minute.

At this stage add the paneer cubes and mix gently until the masala is well coated.

Sauté for about a minute or two, the oil will start to separate out.

Now add the fresh cream and give a gentle stir.

 Now add Garam Masala Powder and Cumin Powder/Jeeragam Powder.

Give a gentle stir and cook for about a minute.

Finally add crushed kasurimethi leaves and finely chopped cilantro.

Malai Paneer turns creamy and thick, now switch off the stove.

Delicious, rich and creamy Malai Paneer is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with rotis/chapatti or even with Coconut Milk Pulav or Peas pulav and enjoy.

Check out other interesting and mouth-watering Paneer Recipes here and other North Indian Subzis here.

Here's a short video on how to make Malai Paneer in English & Tamil

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