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..

How To Make Paneer (पनीर) At Home-Paneer For Curry-Step By Step-Indian Cottege Cheese

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk –1 liter
  2. Lemon or vinegar

Method

  • Bring the milk to boil on medium heat.
  • When milk comes to boil, switch off the heat.
  • Add the lemon juice or vinegar and gently stir the milk.
  • If the milk does not curdle within a short while, add little more vinegar.
  • Place Muslin or Cotton cloth over the container.
  • Pour the curdle milk into the muslin cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
  • You can use this water later for preparation of  roti/chapati or paratha dough or in vegetable curries.
  • Add little water to the paneer, while the paneer is still in the muslin cloth to wash away the lemon flavor.
  • Keep the muslin cloth on a plate, place a heavy object on it for the paneer to set.
  • Allow the paneer to set for about 20-25 minutes.
  • After 20-25 minutes remove the cloth from the paneer and cut it to cubes.
  • Paneer is ready to use….

Paneer Ki Kheer / Payas(पनीर की खीर) Recipe–Dessert Recipe for Kitty Party–Indian Festival Recipe

Ingredients –

For chena –

  1. Whole milk – 1 liter
  2. Lemon – 1-2 (you can also use vinegar)

For chasni –

  1. Sugar – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  2. Water – 2 cup
  3. Elaichi (Cardamom) powder – 2 pinch

For Flavored  milk –

  1. Whole milk – 1 liter
  2. Sugar –  1/2 cup (as per your taste)
  3. Sliced Dry fruits – Pista, cashew, almonds, etc.
  4. Saffron (optional)

For Chena/Paneer –

    • To make chena, heat whole milk in a pan and bring it to boil.
    • Keep stirring once a while.
    • When milk starts boiling , turn off the heat and add lemon juice, as the milk starts to ferment stop adding lemon juice.
    • Once the milk is fermented, pour the curdle milk into the muslin / cotton cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
    • Add little water to the Paneer while the Paneer is still in the muslin cloth, to wash away the lemon flavor.

Method –

  • Now put chena on the plate and using your hand press for 5-6 minutes until chena becomes completely smooth (You can use blender also).
  • Take the small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into small balls.
  • Add 1 cup sugar and 2 cups of water into the utensil and let it boil.
  • Add cardamom powder into the water.
  • When chasni starts boiling, put chena balls into boiling chashni.
  • Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes on high heat.
  • Chena balls are ready, turn off the heat.
  • To make flavored milk, bring 1 liter whole milk to boil in a  pan on medium to low heat.
  • Once  milk become little thicker, add sugar and cook till sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Put chena balls into the milk and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the container.
  • Add dry fruits and cook for 1 minute.
  • Paneer ki kheer / Payas is ready, turn off the heat.