Plain Mutter paneer

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250g - paneer (cut into cubes)
  • 200g - green peas (peeled)
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • 3 medium-sized - onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 4 medium sized - tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 inch piece - ginger (crushed)
  • 1.5 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 cups - water
  • oil for deep frying
  • finely chopped coriander leaves (to garnish)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Plain Mutter paneer

  • Deep fry the paneer pieces till it is golden in colour and keep it aside.
  • Lightly heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel, saute onions and green chillies on a low flame till the onions are golden in colour.
  • Add the tomatoes, ginger and salt.
  • Cook on a low flame till the tomatoes are soft.
  • Add the powdered masalas and cook till the oil separates.
  • Remove it from the stove and blend the onion tomato mixture.
  • Add the green peas and saute on a low flame for 8-10 mins.
  • Add water and cook on a low flame till the peas are done.
  • Add the paneer pieces and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with steamed rice.