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Quick n Easy Matar Paneer Recipe

Quick n Easy Matar Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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