Friday, March 27, 2009

Matar Paneer

  • 2 cups Paneer cubes
  • 1 cup cooked Green Peas (deforzed)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • ½ cup Cashew nuts (soaked in water at least for half hr)
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder (roasted)
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic Paste
  • 1-2 Green Chilli
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Vegetable oil / butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander Leaves (chopped)


In a grander add chopped tomatoes, onions, cashew nuts, chilies, little water and make paste. Heat the pan and fry the paneer cubes till they get light brown color. Take them out. In the same pan put butter/ oil add bay leaves, cloves, ginger & garlic paste and fry for 20 seconds or so. Now add the above made past to the pan, fry on medium heat for 10-15 minutes (don’t burn it). Add green peas, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt , water(as per desired consistency). Heat the gravy till boil. Add paneer cubes and cook for 6-10 minutes till they become tender.
Garnish with coriander.

Serve hot with Naan, Kulcha.

Note: Cook the gravy on medium heat.

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