How to make Matar Paneer

Ingredients:

  1. Paneer- 400 grams
  2. Green peas- 2 cup, cooked
  3. Onions- 2, medium size
  4. Tomatoes- 2, medium size
  5. Poppy seeds- 2 tsp
  6. Cumin powder- 2 tsp (Roasted)
  7. Garam Masala Powder- 2 tsp
  8. Bay leaves: 4
  9. Cloves- 7
  10. Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  11. Vegetable oil- 4 tbsp
  12. Black pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
  13. Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp
  14. Green chillies- 2
  15. Turmeric Powder- 2 tsp
  16. Red chilli powder- 2 tsp
  17. Salt- according to taste
  18. Green coriander leaves- for garnishing

Method:

  1. Cut panner into small cubes.
  2. Heat half of the oil in wok/kadai.
  3. Fry the paneer (cheese) cubes until turns to light brown.
  4. Remove the paneer pieces from wok/kadai and keep them aside.
  5. Cut onions, tomatoes and green chillies.
  6. Now grind it in a blender to make fine paste, also add ginger-garlic paste.
  7. Heat remaining oil in a wok, fry bay leaves and cloves for 20-30 seconds.
  8. Now add the onion paste, fry on medium heat until it becomes golden brown.
  9. Add black pepper powder, garam masala, poppy seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt.
  10. Add green peas and fry for 4-5 minutes.
  11. Add water, Do not add much water, you just need to make it thick.
  12. Add paneer cubes and cook it on medium heat for 7-8 minutes.
  13. Serve hot with roti or naan.

Matar Paneer 3

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