Matar Paneer Masala Recipe

Matar Paneer Masala Recipe
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Matar Paneer Masala is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Matar Paneer Masala by following this easy recipe.
Matar Paneer Masala Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 5.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 249.7
  • 450gms /1lb Shelled Mutter (green peas)
  • 250gms / 1/2lb Paneer
  • 2 medium Onions (chopped)
  • 6 cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp grated Ginger
  • 2 Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 250gms / 1/2 lb Tomatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • 1cup curd / plain Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Ghee/Vegetable oil
  • To Garnish:
  • Garam Masala Powder
  • Chopped coriander Leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to make Matar Paneer Masala:
  • Make a paste by grinding together half the onions, the garlic and coriander seeds.
  • Heat the ghee in a frying pan and cut the paneer into 2.5-cm/1-inch cubes.
  • Fry the paneer to a light brown and remove to drain on a plate.
  • Add the remaining onion and the ginger to the ghee / oil in a pan and add the bay leaves and fry until the onion is golden brown.
  • Add the turmeric and the paste mixture and fry until the ghee starts to separate.
  • Add the paneer and mutter (peas) along with the yogurt, chili, tomato and salt. Stir for 5-6 minutes over low heat.
  • Pour in the water and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  • Serve the matar paneer sprinkled with garam masala and coriander.