Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Matar Paneer (Cottage cheese with Peas)

Matar paneer is the one of best and most popular dish in North India.I love all kind of paneer recipes because it is high in protein and minerals.This is one my family's most favorite paneer dish too. it can be served in any occasion with rice or naan as special item.
here i  used homemade paneer.will share the recipe sometime later.
Ingredients:
  • Paneer-1 cup( cubes)
  • Matar(peas)-1cup
  • Onion -1 (roughly chopped)
  • Tomato-2 ( roughly chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste -1tbsp
  • Cumin seeds-1tsp
  • Bay leaf -1
  • Turmeric powder-1tsp
  • Coriander powder-2 tsp
  • Red chili powder-1/2 tsp
  • Kasoori methi-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Oil -1 tbsp for cooking
  • Oil for paneer frying
Method:
Heat oil a pan shallow fry paneer cubes until slightly become golden brown.
Keep them on paper towel.
Heat 1/2tbsp oil in same pan add cumin seed when they starts crackle add onion sauté
For 2 to 3 minutes add tomato and fry for another 2 minutes.
Turn off the heat and cool and grind in a mixer till smooth paste.
Heat reaming oil in same add bay leaf fry for few seconds add tomato and onion paste.
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes add ginger garlic paste fry till raw smell goes away.
Add turmeric powder,red chili powder, coriander powder and salt mix well.
Add paneer,peas and 1 and 1/2 cup of water and bring to boil.
Cover and cook for another 3 minutes. Add kasoori methi cook for 2 more minutes.
Turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with naan,chapati or any kind of rice and paratha.
Enjoy!!!

Note:
If you are using fresh peas then first boiled them with some water and salt.








21 comments:

  1. Looks So appetizing!! Drool Drool :) Thank u for sharing ur recipe

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  2. Wow paneer looks lovely ....Yummy side dish

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  3. matar paneer looks delicious. just like restaurant.

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  4. all time classic, looks so tasty!

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  5. Oh those paneer pieces are looking so yummy golden ...wish I got that restaurant style curry for my rotis..

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  6. creamy delicious gravy,looks so vibrant

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  7. Yummy.need to finish this bowl right nw...........
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  8. Looks so delicious..that fried paneer really inviting..

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  9. curry looks so good and appetizing

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  10. one amongst the favourites.. Well made

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  11. My fav matar paneer, very nicely made....

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  12. Completely restaurant-styled. Looks delicious, thanks for sharing :)

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  13. delicious n perfect side for roti, love it!!!

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  14. wow. all time classic.. im just drooling here..

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  15. look so good:) Thanks for sharing the recipe

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