Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Paneer Corn Methi Masala


Know What You Eat: While it might sound surprising to some people who are used to thinking about corn as a plain, staple food, or a snack food, or a summertime party food, corn is actually a unique phytonutrient-rich food that provides us with well-documented antioxidant and digestive present in the fiber. This recipe isnt new, as everyone has their own way of cooking when it comes to paneer or corn, but it indeed is different for its combo with "Methi" fenugreek leaves, yes addition of methi brings out its exotic flavor and aroma. Methi is a very good source of iron. That is why fenugreek, both its seeds and leaves are considered medicinal for curing anemia. Try this one, I am sure you will like it.

Paneer Corn Methi Masala

Ingredients

  • 2 C Sweet Corn.(Fresh / Frozen)
  • 1 C Paneer.(cubed)
  • 1 Bunch Methi Leaves, washed and chopped
  • 3 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 4 Tomatoes, finely chopped / 1- 8oz tomato puree
  • 1/2 C Yogurt
  • 4 Tbsp Fresh cream(tinned)
  • Few Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3  Dry red chillies
  • 3 Tsps green chilly paste
  • 2 Tsps cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbsps butter / Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger,garlic paste
  • Salt & or sugar to taste

Directions

  1. Grind green chilli, ginger, garlic if using whole. 
  2. Grind tomatoes if using fresh..
  3. Heat Olive oil, add cumin and red chillies,when they splutter,add ginger-garlic& chilli paste, chopped methi leaves. Cook for 5 mins and reduce the heat, now add tomato puree, salt and garam masala.
  4. Braise the paste on  medium heat for 10 mins.
  5. Now add yogurt and mix it well.
  6. Add paneer, and corn cook until thick.
  7. Add fresh cream.
  8. Cook for another 5 mins
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and sliced onions
  10. Serve with hot Rotis or Rice

14 comments:

Archana said...

Thanks you are a life saver. I have all these ingredients and had no idea how I would finish them all.
Your picture is not showing up. would have loved to see it.

Kalyani said...

wow its an innovative recipe and looks delicious ......

Prabha Mani said...

Will be really a wonderful Combo!!Looks great n healthy..

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jeyashrisuresh said...

never combined panner and corn. must taste yum for sure

Aruna Manikandan said...

delicious combo...
love to give a try :)

Angie's Recipes said...

This would go perfectly with some flatbread!

Priya said...

Seriously wat an excellent masala, goes awesome as side dish with rotis.

Abraham Chacko said...

love this combo

surrkhab said...

looks delicious and healthy too.

Shanky Jindal said...

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Avika J Chawla said...

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linda25 said...

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linda25 said...

Wow, I love it! You are inspiring!!! I just found your blog, I like it because i was seeking for such type of info.
I hope it benefits all one who land up here.
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Poornima Nair said...

Love the paneer and corn combo, wonderful curry!

 
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