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Peas and Paneer Masala Recipe

Peas and Paneer Masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

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:

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





     

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