Matar Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

140 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Matar Paneer is a north Indian dish with fresh or frozen green peas and cottage cheese as the main ingredients.

In this recipe, Matar Paneer, also known as Mattar Paneer and Mutter Paneer, uses a freshly ground tomato and spice paste.

Matar Paneer is often served with rice and roti or naan.

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Ingredients

  • Grind together to a smooth paste:
  • 5 - small tomatoes
  • 1 - big onion
  • 5 - garlic pods
  • 1 - green chilli
  • 4 - cloves
  • 2 - 1-inch cinnamon sticks
  • A small piece of ginger
  • Other ingredients:
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - crushed kasoori methi
  • 1 tsp - butter
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • 1 cup - paneer cubes
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • 1/2 cup - frozen peas

How to Make Matar Paneer

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground paste. Add chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Add some water if the gravy is very thick.
  • Fry till the raw smell goes away and oil starts to separate from the sides of the pan.
  • Fry paneer cubes to light golden brown.
  • Add the pieces to the gravy. Add peas.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, kasoori methi and butter.
  • Serve with chapattis or rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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