Matar Paneer Gravy Curry Recipe|How to Make Mutter Paneer

Matar paneer gravy curry recipe

matar paneer recipe | restaurant style matar paneer recipe with detailed photo  recipe. It is an easy paneer recipe basically a north indian curry recipe prepared from paneer cubes and green peas. it is usually served with plain rice, jeera rice or choice of roti, parathas or Pulao.

 

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)

 for onion-tomato puree:

  • 2tsp oil
  • 1onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 spoon grated ginger
  • 2 tomatoesfinely chopped
  • 4 cashews

other ingredients:

  • 1 – 2tbsp oil
  • ½tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 1inch cinnamon stick dalchini
  • 1­ bayleaf / tej patta
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • salt to taste
  • ¾ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • ½ – 1tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1cup water add to adjust consistency
  • 2tbsp curd / yogurt fresh
  • ½cup peas fresh / frozen
  • 200-gram homemade paneer
  • Few chopped corianders leave

 Instructions

onion-tomato paste recipe:

  1. In a large kadai/pan, heat oil and add chopped onions, ginger and garlic.
  2. saute onions till it turns slightly golden brown on medium flame.
  3. After, add chopped tomatoes and saute till they turn soft.
  4. Lastly, add few cashews and blend to smooth paste.

matar paneer recipe:

  1. firstly, in the same kadai/pan add oil.
  2. add jeera, cinnamon and bay leaf on the heat oil.
  3. add chilli powder and turmeric directly to oil.
  4. now add the blended onion – tomato paste and fry.
  5. additionally add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, sugar and salt then fry.
  6. furthermore, add 1 cup of water add 2 tbsp of curd and mix
  7. further add peas and add paneer cubes.
  8. cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. finally, add coriander leaves.
  10. Matar paneer gravy is ready now, serve hot with any of your favorite dish!

 

notes:

  • Use more oil if you are not diet conscious and looking for restaurant style taste.
  • Blending puree by adding cashews gives nice texture and taste to gravy.
  • additionally, you can add green chilli to make spicier.
  • Adding cream at the end will enhance the flavour of matar paneer. however, its optional.
  • Do not over boil the paneer as they will turn hard.
  • If you are jain, you can avoid onion for the paste, though it will also be a great taste.

 

 

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