Mattar Paneer

07 Dec

  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup skimmed milk cottage cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 large tomatoes pureed
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala (spice powder)
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped

Heat a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. When they begin to change color, add onions and ginger-garlic paste. Cook till lightly browned, add green chillies and all the masala powders except garam masala. Add 1/3 cup of water and mix well.
Add tomato puree. salt and one cup of water. Cook for 2 minutes, add green peas and mix well. Cook until peas are done.


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5 responses to “Mattar Paneer

  1. Tes

    December 7, 2010 at 9:58 am

    Mattar paneer is one of my favourite dish. I will love to try this recipe. It must be so good with some homemade naans 🙂

  2. Pauline

    December 7, 2010 at 10:15 am

    I love spicy food and it’s so cold here this is looking very good.

  3. foodblogandthedog

    December 7, 2010 at 11:34 am

    This looks so gorgeous, I wish we could get decent paneer here. Maybe I should make my own!!

  4. My Man's Belly

    December 7, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious. No more takeout.


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