November 16, 2011

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


Ingredients
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)
Preparation
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.

3 comments:

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

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