Matar Paneer | How to make Matar Paneer

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ByPavithira Vijay
Created on 20th Jan 2016
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Matar Paneerby Pavithira Vijay
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  • By Pavithira Vijay
    Created on 20th Jan 2016

About Matar Paneer

A thick and Luscious gravy with soft paneer in every bite.

Matar Paneer is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of North Indian. Matar Paneer is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Matar Paneer is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minute and it takes 25 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Matar Paneer. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Matar Paneer is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Matar Paneer is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Matar Paneer. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Matar Paneer at your home.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves3People
Matar Paneer

Ingredients to make Matar Paneer

  • 350 - 400 gms Paneer
  • 1 cup Green Peas (Fresh or Frozen)
  • 2 Medium Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 green chilli
  • 8 - 10 Cashewnuts
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 2 - 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 cardamom
  • 2 - 3 Cloves
  • 2 - 3 tbsp Heavy Cream (or 1/4 cup Milk)

How to make Matar Paneer

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add whole garlic and after few seconds add roughly chopped onions, green chilli and saute them until soft. Then add the cashew nuts and saute along with onions.
  2. Throw in the roughly chopped tomatoes, saute for a minute and then close and cook until soft. Keep aside and let it cool. Then grind into a smooth puree adding little water if needed.
  3. Meanwhile, drizzle some oil in a pan, and once hot fry the paneer pieces until they turn golden brown. Keep aside until needed.
  4. Add some oil in a pan, once hot add the whole spices followed by cumin seeds and the spice powders (except garam masala). Keep the flame in low and just fry the masalas in oil for 15 - 20 seconds.
  5. Then add the ground puree to this masala and mix well. Cook for 4 - 5 minutes and then add the green peas. Add little water, salt and allow the peas to get cooked. (Close and cook if needed)
  6. Once peas are cooked, Stir in the cream and throw in the fried paneer cubes. Adjust the salt and water as per the consistency needed.
  7. Sprinkle garam masala and the crushed Kasuri methi and give a mix.
  8. Turn off stove and serve hot with roti , kulcha or naan,. Goes well even with any rice items too.
My Tip: I have sauteed the onions and tomatoes and then made into a puree. This can be done other way also, as in grinding the onions and tomatoes and then cooking them with masalas till oil separates. Frying Paneer is optional , and can be added to the gravy directly. Make sure you add the cream at low flame, if no cream then it can be replaced with milk.

Reviews for Matar Paneer (18)

Vaishali Sankhayan9 months ago
As I said "Restaurant style recipe"

Neelam Agrawal9 months ago
Its came out tasty

Tahera Khatri9 months ago
It was really Gud thanx

Neelam Sawanta year ago
I tried ur recipe today n it is was yummy

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Veena Kaliaa year ago
very nice yummy

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sairabanu shaikh2 years ago
hindi me recepee plz

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