Quick n Easy Matar Paneer

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - peas
  • 3 - medium tomatoes, peeled and minced
  • 1 - medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 inch - fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 6 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 2 cups of the whey
  • 1 - whole dried red pepper
  • 1 tbsp - ground coriander seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp - freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Quick n Easy Matar Paneer

  • Put the chopped onion and ginger into a blender along with 1/3 cup water and blend until smooth. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy 10 inch-wide pot over a medium flame.
  • When hot, add paneer in a single layer and fry until golden brown on all sides. Keep aside.
  • Put the dried red pepper into the same oil.
  • Within 2 seconds, turn the pepper over so that it browns on both sides.
  • Now add the onion mixture and fry, stirring constantly, for about 10-12 minutes or until paste turns a light brown colour.
  • Add the coriander and turmeric and fry, stirring, for another minute.
  • Put in the minced tomatoes. Stir fry for another 3 to 4 minutes or until the tomatoes turn a dark, reddish brown shade.
  • Pour in the whey, and add salt and black pepper. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  • Cover, lower heat, and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  • Lift cover, add paneer pieces and the peas.
  • Cover and simmer for another 10 minutes or until the peas are cooked.