Matar Paneer Recipe -How to Make Matar Paneer-Resturant style Matar Paneer Recipe

Matar Paneer, a delicious combination of soft paneer and healthy green peas in a mild spicy tomato , onion based gravy, is a treat to taste buds at anytime.this simple matar paneer recipe makes irresistibly tasty curry by making some changes to its preparation; the shallow fried paneer cubes brings in subtle taste and texture while cashew nut paste makes it rich and creamy.  While, my husband and son are not so great fan of recipes involving peas, but for some reason matar paneer is an exception. Hence, most of the time, i end up preparing matar  paneer recipe in my home ,also the big advantage of this recipe is it can be easily served with both rice and roti.

 

AuthorShweta KumariDifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

 2 Medium onion
 8 Garlic cloves
 2 Inch ginger
 2 Green chili
 1 Medium tomato grinde
 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste
 2 tbsp Oil
 1 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
 ½ tsp Kashmiri chili powder
 1 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
 1 tsp Coriander powder
 ½ tsp Cumin powder
 1 tsp Garam masala powder
 250 g Paneer
 400 g Peas
 Salt to taste
 Water ,add to adjust consistency
 Coriander leaves chopped
 Ghee, butter optional

1

Take onion , garlic, ginger and blend to smooth paste keep aside

2

Heat oil in a pan add paneer saute 3 to 4 minutes

3

In the same pan add oil heat them add cumin seeds let them pop

4

Then add blended onion,garlic ,ginger paste saute till turns slightly golden brown

5

add turmeric powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and chili powder mix well

6

fry them add peas and salt mix well

7

Cover the led

8

Saute till turns peas soft then add tomato paste mix well

9

Cook 4 to 5 minutes

10

Add cashew nut paste mix well

11

Add garam masala powder cook few minutes

12

Add paneer and water

13

Cover and simmer for 5 minutes

14

Finally add ghee

15

Now matar paneer is ready garnish with coriander leaves

16

Serve with chapati or nan

Ingredients

 2 Medium onion
 8 Garlic cloves
 2 Inch ginger
 2 Green chili
 1 Medium tomato grinde
 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste
 2 tbsp Oil
 1 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
 ½ tsp Kashmiri chili powder
 1 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
 1 tsp Coriander powder
 ½ tsp Cumin powder
 1 tsp Garam masala powder
 250 g Paneer
 400 g Peas
 Salt to taste
 Water ,add to adjust consistency
 Coriander leaves chopped
 Ghee, butter optional

Directions

1

Take onion , garlic, ginger and blend to smooth paste keep aside

2

Heat oil in a pan add paneer saute 3 to 4 minutes

3

In the same pan add oil heat them add cumin seeds let them pop

4

Then add blended onion,garlic ,ginger paste saute till turns slightly golden brown

5

add turmeric powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and chili powder mix well

6

fry them add peas and salt mix well

7

Cover the led

8

Saute till turns peas soft then add tomato paste mix well

9

Cook 4 to 5 minutes

10

Add cashew nut paste mix well

11

Add garam masala powder cook few minutes

12

Add paneer and water

13

Cover and simmer for 5 minutes

14

Finally add ghee

15

Now matar paneer is ready garnish with coriander leaves

16

Serve with chapati or nan

Matar Paneer Recipe

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