Matar Paneer Recipe / Paneer Green Peas Masala Recipe

2016-03-21
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  • Yield : 1 bowl
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Matar Paneer Recipe / Paneer Green Peas Masala Recipe

Matar Paneer Recipe

Matar Paneer Recipe

Mattar Paneer is a vegetarian North Indian dish consisting of peas and paneer in a tomato based sauce, spiced with garam masala. It is often served with RicePoori or Roti depending on region. Matar is a Hindi name for peas and paneer is Indian cottage cheese and when they are cooked together in a creamy and rich curry sauce its called Matar Paneer. Tryout this yummy North Indian dish at your home.

Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Cottage cheese or paneer is a mild flavoured cheese curd dairy product that is prepared from loosely packed cow’s milk. It is prepared by allowing milk to curdle and then draining it almost completely.

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Ingredients

  • Paneer / Indian cottage cheese - 1 cup (250 gm ) ( cubed )
  • Green Peas - 3/4 cup ( 200 gm )
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos
  • Green Chilly - 3 nos ( chopped )
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Onion - 2 nos ( sliced )
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cardamom - 1 no
  • Cloves - 1 no
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper - 5 nos
  • Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
  • Vegetable Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Curd - 1/4 cup
  • Coriander Leaves - 2 stalks
  • Water - 1 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat a non stick pan with 1 tbsp of oil and add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cumin seeds and fry for 2 minutes on a low flame.

Step 2

Add onion and tomatoes into it and fry for 5 minutes. Add the red chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder to it and fry for 2 minutes on a low flame. Let it cool and grind it to a smooth paste.

Step 3

Boil 1 cup of water in a pan and add peas for 3 minutes. Switch off the flame and drain the water. Keep it aside.

Step 4

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and shallow fry the paneer cubes.

Step 5

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in another pan and add the chopped green chillies, ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute. Then add the ground paste into it and saute for 3 minutes.

Step 6

Add the cooked green peas and curd to it and mix well.

Step 7

Add the paneer cubes, garam masala powder and 1/2 cup of water into it and cook this for 6 minutes on a low flame.

Step 8

Switch off the flame and add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 9

Tasty Matar Paneer is ready.

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