Peas and Paneer Masala

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - Paneer (cottage cheese).
  • 2 cups - fresh peas.
  • 3 - medium sized onions.
  • 6 - medium sized tomatoes.
  • 6 Cloves - garlic.
  • 1 tsp - shredded ginger.
  • 2 tsp - shredded coconut.
  • 2 - cloves.
  • 1 tsp - Cinnamon powder.
  • 1 - elaichi.
  • 6 - cashew nuts.
  • 2 - almonds.
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • 1 tsp - Haldi powder.
  • 2 tsp - garam masala.
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • Chopped coriander or cilantro.
  • 1 tsp - butter.
  • Onion and Lemon to garnish.

How to Make Peas and Paneer Masala

  • Steam peas for 10 mins or till they become soft.
  • Cut paneer into small square pieces and deep fry in oil till they become brown.
  • Put ginger, garlic, onions, cloves, elaichi, coconut, cinnamon, cashews and almonds in the blender. Make a fine paste out of them.
  • Also, make tomato paste out of tomatoes and a pinch of sugar.
  • In a frying pan, put 1/2 tbsp of oil and add the ginger garlic paste.
  • When it becomes brown, add tomato paste.
  • Add haldi, chilli powder and garam masala.
  • Add 1 cup of water. Let the mixture boil for 5 mins.
  • Now, add paneer pieces and boil for 10 mins in medium flame.
  • Once the paneer becomes soft, add the cooked peas and switch off the stove.
  • Add coriander and 1 tsp of butter on top of the masala.
  • Serve with fresh onion pieces and lemon pieces.