Matar Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

140 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Matar Paneer is a north Indian dish with fresh or frozen green peas and cottage cheese as the main ingredients.

In this recipe, Matar Paneer, also known as Mattar Paneer and Mutter Paneer, uses a freshly ground tomato and spice paste.

Matar Paneer is often served with rice and roti or naan.

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How to Make Matar Paneer

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground paste. Add chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Add some water if the gravy is very thick.
  • Fry till the raw smell goes away and oil starts to separate from the sides of the pan.
  • Fry paneer cubes to light golden brown.
  • Add the pieces to the gravy. Add peas.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, kasoori methi and butter.
  • Serve with chapattis or rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen