Matar Paneer | How to make Matar Paneer

By Ishika Uppal  |  19th Apr 2016  |  
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About Matar Paneer Recipe

The typical Punjabi Matar Paneer has gravy which is never too runny and is bright red.

Matar Paneer

Ingredients to make Matar Paneer

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup of pureed onion
  • Puree of 2 ripe tomatoes + 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp of garam masala
  • 150 grams of paneer
  • 1 cup of green peas
  • water 1 cup

How to make Matar Paneer

  1. In a pressure cooker put oil and add ginger-garlic paste. Roast it for a few minutes and add onion and cardamom powder.
  2. Once the onion turns golden brown, add tomato puree and green chilli paste.
  3. Add all the spices and salt. Cook till the gravy starts leaving the sides of the pan. Add paneer, green peas and give it a stir.
  4. Now add water and close the lid.
  5. Cook till 2 whistles and turn off the flame.

Reviews for Matar Paneer (3)

Nisha Meena3 years ago

you can add little curd after frying masala it enhance the taste.

Raina Midha4 years ago


Shilpi lala4 years ago

You are right a thick gravy makes the perfect matar paneer and this looks perfect!

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