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Yummy Matar Paneer Recipe

Yummy Matar Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Paneer cubes (cut to squares) - 12 to 15 pieces
  • Green peas - 1 cup
  • red bell pepper (finely cut) - 1/2
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 1 tsp
  • paprika powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Onion (finely chopped) - 2 (medium)
  • Tomato - 2 (medium)
  • sour Cream - 1 tbsp
  • kasoori Methi - 1 tbsp
  • oil/ghee - 3 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • For the Paste:
  • Onions (roughly chopped) - 2 (medium)
  • Cloves - 3 to 4
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Poppy Seeds - 1.5 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1"
  • Ginger - 2"
  • Garlic - 2 to 3 flakes
  • Cashewnuts - 2 tbsp
  • Coconut gratings (optional) - 1 tbsp
  • How to Make Yummy Matar Paneer:

    1. Heat oil in a pan, add little oil in it. Add the items mentioned for paste and fry very lightly for a few seconds and switch off flame.
    2. Add chilli powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
    3. When it cools down grind to make a smooth paste.
    4. Heat about 2 tbsp oil in the saucepan.
    5. Fry the finely cut onions till golden.
    6. In the meantime, heat a griddle, roughly grease with oil.
    7. Place the paneer cubes and fry both sides till golden, and set aside.
    8. After the onions turn out golden, add the bell pepper and fry lightly.
    9. Then add the blended paste and paprika and fry a couple of minutes.
    10. Add the tomato paste and fry for a while.
    11. Add peas, salt and cook till the peas are cooked.
    12. Then add the paprika powder, sour cream, kasoori methi, mix well.
    13. Let cook some more.
    14. Turn off and serve hot with rotis or rice.




     

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