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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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Dry Green Peas
  • 1 2/3 cup - Paneer cubes
  • 1 - Medium onion, chopped
  • 2 - Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp - fresh Ginger
  • 2 - medium Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - ground Coriander
  • Coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - Water
  • 1/2 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 6 tbsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Easy Matar Paneer

  • Soak dry peas overnight and pressure cook till tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Blend onion, ginger and garlic together.
  • Blend tomatoes separately into a paste.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan and fry paneer cubes until they turn golden brown.
  • Drain on a paper and set aside.
  • In remaining oil, fry onion paste until golden brown, stir in tomato paste and fry for 2 minutes until oil comes to the top.
  • Add turmeric, chilli powder, coriander and salt and continue to fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Add boiled peas and stir to mix with the spices.
  • Add water and bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add fried paneer and simmer for 10 minutes more.
  • Finally, garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with chapattis, naan or parathas.

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