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Matar Paneer(dry)

Bindiya Sharma
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Matar Paneer(dry) RECIPE

A dry and spicy version of the famous Punjabi specialty.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Simmering
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 200gms Fresh paneer, cubed
  2. ½ cup peas
  3. 1 Medium sized onion, chopped fine
  4. 3 medium tomatoes, pureed
  5. ½ tsp Garam masala
  6. 3-4 Dry red chillies
  7. 1/4 tsp turmeric
  8. 1/2 tsp Dry coriander powder
  9. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  10. 1/4 tsp red chilli powder(optional)
  11. 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  12. salt as required
  13. 2 tbsp oil
  14. Chopped coriander leaves- ¼ cup


  1. Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onions, next add in the red chillies and ginger garlic paste followed by the tomatoes.
  2. Cook till the masala leaves the sides of the pan and oil separates.
  3. Now add in the turmeric, dry coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala.
  4. Add in peas alongwith 2 cups water, cover and cook till peas are soft.
  5. Uncover and season. Add in the paneer cubes just before serving. Adjust amount of water to get desired gravy consistency.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with chapatis or naans.

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harshitha k
harshitha k   Sep-26-2016

Kanak Patel
Kanak Patel   Jul-04-2016

Nice idea to try next time

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