Matar Paneer | How to make Matar Paneer

By Supriya Bhatia  |  23rd Jan 2016  |  
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About Matar Paneer Recipe

A very popular Punjabi paneer dish.

Matar Paneer is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Matar Paneer is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Matar Paneer by Supriya Bhatia will help you to prepare the perfect Matar Paneer in your kitchen at home. Matar Paneer needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Matar Paneer. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Matar Paneer. In case you have any questions on how to make the Matar Paneer you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Supriya Bhatia. Matar Paneer will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Matar Paneer

Ingredients to make Matar Paneer

  • 250 gms - paneer cubed and lightly fried
  • 1 cup - peas
  • 2 large - onions, minced
  • 3 large - tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - jeera powder
  • 2-3 pieces - javitri, crushed
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tbsp - Kissan tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp - Fresh coriander/dhaniya
  • 1 pinch of hing
  • 2 tbsp - Refined oil
  • 1 large cup of water

How to make Matar Paneer

  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add the hing, jeera sabut, javitri and minced onions. Sauté and cook till it turns pinkish in colour.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté again for 2-3 minutes. Add fresh tomato puree and kissan tomato puree. Stir well and add in the dry masalas except for the garam masala and salt to taste. Mix and sauté till the sides start separating from the oil.
  3. Next add in peas and paneer. Mix it gently and add water. Adjust the spices and salt to taste. Close the pressure cooker and cook till 2 whistles blow.
  4. Once the steam releases itself, add the garam-masala and stir. Garnish this dish with fresh dhaniya.
  5. Serve it hot with chapati or rice.

Reviews for Matar Paneer (2)

Dr. Nisheeth Saawarna year ago


Payal Lamba2 years ago