Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Green Peas Paneer/Matar Paneer

A chunk of a paneer and fistful of peas are left over in refrigerator. So thought of preparing Matar paneer with rotis.This North Indian dish is a lip smacking recipe @ my home.Coming to the recipe..

  • 250 gms Paneer
  • 1 cup fresh peas
  • 1 medium sized onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste,ginger paste,garlic paste
  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi(optional)
  • 1 tsp malai(meegada)
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

  1. In a large wok heat oil and once it is hot add onions ,saute till transparent.
  2. Add ginger garlic,green chilli paste,turmeric powder and combine
  3. Now add tomatoes and bring to a boil until the oil separates.
  4. Mean while saute the paneer pieces in 1 tsp ghee till they turn into light brown color.
  5. Add 1 cup of water,green peas,paneer and boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Add garam masala powder,chilli powder,malai,kasuri methi and cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve hot with rotis.
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