Sunday, July 15, 2012

Matar Paneer

Paneer - 12 cubes (approximately prepared with 2 cups of whole milk)
Frozen Green Peas - 1/4 cup
Tomato(medium size)-2
Kasoori methi - 1tablespoon
Ginger - small piece
Garlic - 3 cloves
Curd -1tablespoon
Milk -1/4cup
Turmeric powder-1/8teaspoon
Chilli powder -1teaspoon
Corinader-cumin powder -1 teaspoon
Garam masala -1/2teaspoon
Sugar -1/2teaspoon
Cumin seeds -1teaspoon
Butter -1tablespoon
Oil -1tablespoon

Heat some oil in a pan and roast the paneer cubes and keep it aside.

Add the chopped onion, chopped ginger & garlic in the same pan and fry till the onions become transparent. Then add the chopped tomato and cook till it becomes soft. Now add the kasoori methi and put off the flame and let the mixture cool completely.

Grind the masala into a fine paste.

Heat butter in a wide wok, and add cumin seeds, let them splutter. Now add the masala paste with 1/2 cup of water. Add enough salt, turmeric powder and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.

Then add the chilli powder-coriander, cumin powder- garam masala powder and cook on low heat till the oil separates from the masala.

Now add a cup of water and let the gravy boil nicely.

Add the friend paneer and frozen green peas, let it cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat. Finally reduce the heat to low, add in the sugar, and the milk mix everything well and put off the flame. Let the wok be sitting on the stove for sometime, then transfer it to the serving dish.
Delicious Matar Paneer is ready to serve with roti/rice.

I prepared a mild Potato Korma to go with this spicy Matar Paneer! :)


  1. I like this for chapathis... Nice one

  2. delicious matar paneer.... will try it soon...

  3. Hi Mahi ,

    WWWoWWW !!!!

    Looks Delicious :)))

    and Neat presentation.

    Keep on Dear...

  4. perfect with parota or naan..

  5. thick, creamy matar paneer gravy....would love to have this with nan

  6. Excellent and ultimate side dish for rotis.

  7. very delicious recipe. My kids love it.

  8. my fav,perfectly made...delicious recipe...

  9. Thank you very much for all your wonderful comments Friends!


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