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Creamy Delicious Matar Paneer

2021-02-23
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 30m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    257
  • Carbohydrates

    17g
  • Fat

    15g
  • Protein

    14g
  • Serving Size

    1 Cup
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Matar Paneer is one of the most popular paneer recipes where paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and matar (green peas) are simmered together in a gravy made with tomatoes, onions, and spices.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Large Chopped Onion
  • 1 Large Tomato
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Ginger Pieces
  • Handful of Cashews
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Shah Jeera
  • 1 Cup Peas
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasuri Methi
  • 250 Grams Paneer
  • Chopped coriander leaves

Method

Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons of oil and add 1 large chopped onion. Sauté for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add 1 large tomato, 3 garlic pieces, 3 ginger pieces, a handful of cashew, and cook until tomatoes are soft. Turn off the stove and let it cool.

Step 3

Add the mixture to the grinder, add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon coriander leaves, and 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder. Close the lid and make a smooth paste.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon oil and add 1 teaspoon shah jeera. Now add tomato-onion paste. Mix well.

Step 5

Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes. Mix well and add 1/2 cup water.

Step 6

Add 1 cup of peas, close the lid, and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Add 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi and mix well.

Step 8

Add 250 grams of paneer, 1/2 cup heavy cream, and mix well—Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.

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