Matar Paneer | Mutter paneer

Matar Paneer  | Mutter paneer
  

Matar Paneer Recipe

 Matar paneer recipe is one of the most popular paneer recipes where Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and Matar/Mutter (green peas) added together with tomatoes puree/mashed, onions, and spices. Mutter Paneer is a very popular dish in India, especially in North Indian homes on the dinner menu or even for lunch. You can have it with chapati, pulka or naan and even with rice.
Course: Lunch, Dinner, Main course
Cuisine: North Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings:  4 – People

 Mutter Paneer recipe Ingredients:

250 grams – Paneer – Cut into 1″ cubes
200 grams – Matar/Green Peas – Fresh or frozen
1 cup – Onion paste (150 gms) – 2 medium-sized
1 cup – Tomato puree/mash (Boil 2/3 medium-size tomatoes in a cooker till two whistles then at room temperature peel off tomatoes skin and grind in mixer for making puree/mash)
1½ teaspoon – Ginger garlic paste
½ teaspoon – Garam masala
¼ teaspoon – Turmeric powder
1 tablespoon – Cooking oil
1 tablespoon – Butter
2 teaspoons – Red chilli powder
½ teaspoon – Salt as per your taste
2 nos. – Cloves
½ inch piece – Cinnamon
1 no. – Bay leaf
2 nos. – Cardamoms
½ teaspoon – Jeera (cumin seed)
Fresh cream (optional)
½ cup –  Milk (optional)
paneer makhanwala mix (optional) Mix 25gms of paneer makhanwala into 100 ml of milk

 

Matar paneer ingredients, Matar paneer recipe.

Method for preparing  Mutter Paneer with step by step photos:

1 – Gently wash the paneer before cutting it. Cut paneer into 1″ size cubes.

2 – Heat oil in a pan, add Jeera, cardamoms, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, when it starts crackling, add 1 cup onion paste and cook it until it turns light golden brown in colour.

 

Onion paste adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

3 – Now add 1 and 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste. Mix well cook for 1 minute.

 

Ginger garlic paste adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

4 – Then add Garam masala, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder. Cook it till oil oozes out.

 

Red chilli powder adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

5 – Further add paste of paneer makhanwala and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. This is optional so you can skip it.

 

Paneer makhanwala or butter adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

6 – Now, add 1 Teaspoon butter into it,

 

Butter adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

7 – Then add 1 cup tomato puree into it, and mix it well and cook for 3 to 4 minutes till oil oozes out.

 

Tomato puree/ mash adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

8 – At the end add Matar/Peas and Paneer to this gravy.

 

Matar/Peas and paneer cubes adding in pan, Matar paneer recipe.

 

9 – Mix gently, cover the pan and let it cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

 

Gravy with matar and paneer, Matar paneer recipe.

 

10 – Now turn off the flame. Your mutter paneer is ready to serve.

 

Matar paneer with garnishing in bowl, Matar paneer recipe.

 

11 – Garnish mutter paneer with fresh cream, and chopped coriander. Serve hot with rice, paratha, chapati, naans, etc.

 

Note:

1- If you have fresh matar/peas then add it before paneer, and cook it 2 or 3 minutes more. Or if you have frozen matar/peas then add it with paneer in gravy, because frozen peas all ready cooked so it does not require more cooking.

2- Boiled tomato puree gives awesome taste and thickness to the gravy.

Matar paneer with garnishing in bowl, Matar paneer recipe.

Matar paneer (Mutter paneer) recipe

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Matar Paneer is one of the most popular paneer recipes where Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and Matar/Mutter (green peas) added together with tomatoes puree/mashed, onion, and spices. Matar Paneer is a very popular dish in India, especially in North Indian homes in the dinner menu or even for lunch. You can have it with chapati, pulka or naan and even with rice.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Paneer (250 grams) Cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 cup Matar/Peas (200 grams) Fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup Onion paste (150 gms) 2 medium sized
  • 1 cup Tomato puree/mash
  • teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon Garam masala
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt as per your taste
  • 2 nos. Cloves
  • ½ inch piece Cinnamon
  • 1 no. Bay leaf
  • 2 nos. Cardamoms
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera (cumin seed)
  • Fresh cream (optional)
  • 1 cup Water (200 ml)
  • ½ cup  Milk (optional)
  • paneer makhanwala mix (optional) Mix 25gm of paneer makhanwala into 100 ml of milk 

Instructions
 

  • Gently wash the paneer before cutting it. Cut paneer into 1" size cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add Jeera, cardamoms, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves. When it starts crackling, add 1 cup onion paste and cook it until it turns light golden brown.
  • Now add 1 and 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  • Then add Garam masala, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder. Cook it till oil oozes out.
  • Further, add paste of paneer makhanwala and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. This is optional so you can skip it.
  • Now, add 1 Teaspoon butter into it
  • Then add 1 cup tomato puree into it and mix it well. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes till oil oozes out.
  • At the end add Matar/Peas and Paneer to this gravy.
  • Mix gently, cover the pan, and let it cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Now turn off the flame. Your mutter paneer is ready to serve.
  • Garnish mutter paneer with fresh cream and chopped coriander. Serve hot with rice, paratha, chapati, naans etc.

Notes

 
1 - If you have fresh matar/peas then add it before paneer. And cook it 2 or 3 minutes more. or if you have frozen matar/peas then add it with paneer in gravy, because frozen peas all ready cooked so it no need for more cook.
 
2 - Boiled tomato puree gives awesome thickness to the gravy.
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