Tomato Matar Paneer

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Tomatoes - 4
  • Onions - 1
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Ginger - garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Paneer - 1/2 lb
  • Cinnamon + Cloves - 3 each powdered
  • Peas - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Half 'n' Half (optional) - 1/2 cup
  • Ani seed powder - 5 tsp
  • Coconut powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 3 tsp
  • Coriander - few sprigs

How to Make Tomato Matar Paneer

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the paneer cubes until golden brown in colour. Drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • To the remaining oil add garam masala, onions, green chillies and fry until slightly golden brown in colour.
  • Add in the ginger-garlic paste, fry for a min and then add tomatoes and peas.
  • Now add salt, chilli powder, turmeric and mix well.
  • Cover the pan and cook until the tomatoes are done.
  • Meanwhile, beat the curd slightly with a fork. Then add in the coconut and aniseed powder.
  • Mix well, add this paste to the cooked tomatoes and keep cooking until the gravy is slightly thick and oil separates to the side.
  • Then add in the fried paneer pieces and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve.

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