Matar Paneer Curry (मटर पनीर करी) -Paneer Recipe-Easy And Quick Matar Paneer-In Restaurant Style

Ingredients –

  1. Chopped onions (medium) –1 cup
  2. Chopped tomatoes (medium) –1 cup
  3. Butter or Oil –1 tbsp.
  4. Cubed Cottage cheese (Paneer) – 1 cup
  5. Green peas/matar – 1/2 cup
  6. Cashew nuts – 8-10
  7. Ginger- garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
  8. Kashmiri red chili powder (for color)- 1/2 tsp.
  9. Chili (as per your taste)
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves) –1/4 tsp.
  12. Few coriander leaves finely chopped
  13. Fresh cream (use for Restaurant style)- 1/4 cup
  14. Whole cumin seeds –1 tsp.
  15. Bay leaf – 2-3
  16. Coriander powder-1 tsp.
  17. Cumin powder –1 tsp.
  18. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  19. Garam masala –1 tsp.
  20. Cinnamon stick (dalchini) – 1/2 inch

Method –

  • Add half cup onion, tomatoes & cashew nuts in a blender to make a fine paste.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a kadhai.
  • Sauté cumin seed, cinnamon stick, bay leaf  for 1 minute on medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions, cook until onions turn transparent.
  • Add ground paste, salt, chili, kasmiri red powder, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder and fry until it leaves the side of the kadhai.
  • Add peas, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala & sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves, little water, cook for few minutes.
  • Add fresh cream (optional) & mix well.
  • Add paneer, kasuri methi, cook for just  2-3 minutes.
  • Switch off the heat, Matar/Peas Paneer is ready.
  • You can serve Matar paneer with Roti or Rice..
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