November 16, 2011

Mutter Paneer (peas and cottage cheese) -Indian vegetarian Recipes

Cashew nuts – 5g
Onion(large size) – 1 (chopped)
Tomato(large size) – 1 (chopped)
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tspn
Olive oil – 2 tblspn
Oil for deep fry
Whole masala – 1 pinch
Cumin seeds – 1 tspn
Turmeric powder – ½ tspn
Chilli powder – 2 tspn
Coriander powder –1 tspn 
Cumin powder – 1 tspn
Green chillies – 5 (chopped)
Salt to taste
Kastoori methi – 3 pinch
Peas – ½ cup
Paneer – 1 cup (cut into small cube size)
Cream (or Milk) – 30ml (optional)
1.Cube the paneer into half inch pieces and deep-fry them on medium high heat. Fry until the paneer becomes a light golden color. Take the paneer out and place on a paper towel so the extra oil is absorbed.
2.Heat oil in a pan.Fry the cashews.
3.Add onions and sauté until it turns golden brown.
4.Add ginger galic paste and turmeric powder. Stir it for 1 mins
5.Add tomatoes and sauté it.
6.Remove from the stove and let it cool. Blend this into a paste.
7.Heat oil in a sauce pan add cumin seeds and blended  paste . 
8.Chilli powder, coriander and salt and continue to fry for another 2 mins.
9.Add peas and stir to mix with the spices.
10.Add water and bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low flame for 5 mins.
11.Add fried paneer and simmer for 10 mins.
12.Add cream (or milk) and mix well.
13.Finally garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chapathis, naan, parathas or rice.


  1. so creamy and perfect with roti's !!

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