Monday, 30 December 2013

Matar Paneer (mutter paneer) is a very popular vegetarian side dish in India. This simple matar paneer recipe is prepared on tomato based gravy and mostly served with roti or paratha. Learn how to cook this North Indian recipe at home with the following easy matar paneer recipe.

You can also try makai matar paneer, another paneer recipe with green peas and sweet corn.

Matar paneer is an easy vegetarian dish with matar (green peas) and paneer with a tomato based gravy
Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer - Ingredients:

Green peas (matar)– 100 gms
Paneer cubes (cottage cheese) – 100gms
Salt
Tomato puree – 3 tbsp
Curd – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder
Red chilli powder
Ginger paste – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder –  ¼  tsp
White oil – 2 tbsp

Matar Paneer - Preparation:

Heat oil in a pan and put the paneer. When the colour is changed,  remove from heat.
Now add cumin seeds in same oil and wait for its nice aroma. Then add ginger paste and fry it for 1 minute. Then add all spices and sugar and stir well. Now add tomato puree, curd and stir it. When oil is separated from the spice, add green peas and salt. When the peas are tender add paneer.

Serve this homemade matar paneer hot with roti or paratha.


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