Matar Paneer is housewife’s style of romance with green peas…. Try this creamy tomato sauce based curry dish and enjoy the real taste of this vegetarian Indian delight…
- 500 gms of diced paneer
- 2 cups boiled green peas
- 2 medium onions chopped
- 2 medium sized tomatoes chopped
- ½ tspn turmeric powder
- 1 tspn chilli powder
- ½ tspn cumin powder
- ½ tspn coriander powder
- 1 tspn ginger and garlic paste
- 4 – 5 pcs of raw cashew nuts
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tbspn butter
- Some water
- ½ cup cream
- Some salt
- Some green chillies chopped
- Some fresh coriander leaves
- ½ tspn cumin seeds
- A pinch of fenugreek leaves
- 2 cloves
- 2 cardamom
- 1 pc of cinnamon stick
- 1 small bay leaf
-Fry onions and cashew nuts for 2 minutes and add a bit of salt along with ginger garlic paste.
-When onion leaves the raw flavor, add turmeric and tomatoes. Cook the mixture on low heat.
-Put this in blender and blend. Add a bit of water if needed and blend this mixture into fine paste.
-Heat some oil in the vessel and add cardamom, bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves. Fry for 30 seconds and add the blended paste in it. After simmering for about 2 minutes on medium heat add peas and let the sauce simmer again for 2 minutes. Not add all the other spices and mix well.
-After 2 minutes add cheese and cumin seeds and garnish with green chillies and coriander leaves.
-Serve hot with nan bread or chapattis and enjoy.
Tasty Mattar paneer is ready to serve.
-Add 4 – 5 pcs of cashew nuts, no more no less otherwise your sauce will not come out to the rite consistency.
This will serve 4 persons easily.