Plain n Simple Matar Paneer

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250g - paneer
  • 1.5 cup - green peas
  • 1 - onion ground
  • Small quantity of ginger, ground
  • 1 floret - garlic ground
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped fine
  • 1 cup - tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Plain n Simple Matar Paneer

  • Cut the paneer into cubes and fry the paneer(until it become light brown in colour).
  • Soak the fried paneer in salted luke warm water for 15-20 mins.
  • Add peas and salt in pressure cooker for only 1 whistle.
  • Grind onion, garlic ginger and green chillies in mixie.
  • Heat oil in heavy pan and add cumin seeds, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  • Stir it.
  • Now add onion, ginger, garlic paste into oil and stir until oil separates.
  • Add tomato paste in it and stir it.
  • Add salt, chilli powder in it and stir until oil separates.
  • Add small quantity of half and half milk.
  • Add half cooked green peas in gravy.
  • Add small quantity of water, cover it and boil it.
  • Add fried paneer cubes in it.
  • Cover it, turn off the gas and add garam masala.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves before serving.

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