Mattar Paneer (Peas And Home Made Ricotta In Creamy Tomato Sauce)(Restaurant Style)


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…

Ingredients:

  • 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

Procedure:

-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.

Outcome:

Tasty Mattar paneer is ready to serve.

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Tips:

-Add 4 – 5 pcs of cashew nuts, no more no less otherwise your sauce will not come out to the rite consistency.

Servings:

This will serve 4 persons easily.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Simpi malhotrs
    Jun 28, 2010 @ 23:36:04

    I tried this yummy dish n readers this is the easiest recipe for matter paneer that I have ever tried. Give it a try

    Reply

  2. sara
    Nov 05, 2012 @ 02:14:53

    i tried making this dish and the gravy turned out to be a little bitter – what could have caused this? otherwise a very good recipe…would be good if you can mention when to add the cumin seeds??

    Reply

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