Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Mattar paneer

People at all age love to have paneer.Especially when it tastes so authentic u cant stop eating it.I learnt to make this authentic mattar paneer from vahrevah.It came out so well...
This is how i made it
Paneer 1/2 cup
Green peas 1/2cup

Tomatoes 2
Onion 1
Cashew nuts 2tsps
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp

Coriander powder 1tsp
Cumin powder 1/2tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Green chilli 1
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves few
Katoori methi 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/4tsp
Oil 2-3 tsp
Salt to taste
Cream 2tsps
Whole garam masala which includes-

Cinnamon stick 1,
Bay leaf 1,
Clove 2,

In a kadai add some oil & fry cashew nuts till light brown.Add onion ,ginger garlic paste,turmeric & tomatoes.Cook til tomatoes are soft.Then cool & blend them together.In the same kadai add some oil.Now add whole garam masala & then cumin seeds.Saute for few secs then add the ground tomato onion paste.Add little water to this sauce.To this add finely chopped green chillies,cumin powder,coriander powder & chilli powder.After adding all these ingredients allow it to cook till the raw smell goes & thickness.When it thickness add kastoori methi to this gravy.Allow it to cook for 5 more mins.Then add peas & paneer to this gravy.Simmer after u add all these & garnish with coriander leaves & cream.

Serve hot with parathas or rice.


  1. Wow looks so yummy and creammy.. me too make almost same way.. looks mouthwatering

  2. Paneer dishes are always goes directly to my favourite dishes..this mattar paneer looks very rich and creamy vidya.

  3. I love panneer and any dish with it is my favourite..! this looks yummy!

  4. Looks delicious and creamy.... love this combo a lot :)

  5. Looks so delicious! Love paneer in any dish.

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  9. Looks sooooo creamy and colourful.....

  10. Hey Vidya,

    I came here through the blogroll & I'm glad I did... U have a neat & good space with yum recipes posted.... Loved your Mattar Paneer.....

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