Matar Paneer is a popular main course Indian dish, made with green peas, paneer, and blend of spices. I use green peas a lot not just because it has got a supercharged nutritional profile but for its delicious flavour, wonderful texture, and eye-catching color. You can enjoy matar paneer with matar pulav or chapattis. Learn how to make/prepare Matar paneer at home.
Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
|Ginger||1/2 inch piece|
|Cumin seeds||1 teaspoon|
|Black pepper||1/4 teaspoon|
|Red chilli powder||1 teaspoon|
|Coriander powder||1 teaspoon|
|Turmeric powder||1/8 teaspoon|
1. Cut paneer into cubes and deep fry for few minutes. Grind ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, black pepper, tomato and cardamom brown to make a smooth paste.
2. Heat oil in a kadhai or pan, Sauté onion and bay leaf till onions are light brown. Now add grind paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
3. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add chopped tomato. Cook covered on medium heat till tomato is mushy.
4. Now add green peas, paneer and 2 cup water. Cook covered on medium heat for another 5 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Chapattis or matar pulav.