Friday, 24 October 2014

Matar Paneer


  • Paneer(cottage cheese)-200 gm
  • Green peas(frozen/fresh)-100 gm
  • Onion chopped-2 large
  • Tomato chopped-2
  • Ginger chopped-1 inch
  • Garlic chopped-12(10-15 pcs)
  • Green chilli-2 
  • Curd or yoghurt-4 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-2 tsp
  • Cumin powder-2 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1 tsp
  • Cooking oil-3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in the pan,add cumin seeds,green chilli and let them splutter.Add chopped onion and fry it for 4-5 mins.
  • Add chopped ginger and garlic and fry it for another 2 mins.Add chopped tomatoes and fry till it turns soft.
  • Blend all the mixture (fried mixture) in grinder and grind it into smooth paste.
  • Add 1 tbsp oil in the same pan and add green peas and fry it for a minute,add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,cumin powder,coriander powder and fry it until the raw smell of masala disappear.
  • Add blended paste in the peas and fry it for 3-4 mins,add yoghurt/curd in the mixture and stir.
  • Add 1 cup water and let it boil,add paneer(cottage cheese) and salt.Cook it for another 5 mins and turn off the flame.
  • Ready to serve with Naan ,kulcha,roti or pulao.

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