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Matar Paneer is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Mutter Paneer by following this easy recipe.

Matar Paneer Recipe
6.9 / 10 ( 58 votes)
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• 200 gms Paneer
• 1 cup cooked Green Peas
• 1 Onion
• 1 Tomato
• 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
• 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
• 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
• 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
• 1 tsp Ginger-garlic Paste
• 1 Green Chilli
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 2 Bay Leaves
• 3-4 Cloves
• 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
• 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
• Vegetable oil
• Salt to taste
• Green Coriander Leaves (chopped)
How to make Matar Paneer:
Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
Cut the paneer into small sized cubes.
Fry them on medium flame until they turn light brown. Occasionally turn the cubes while frying. Take them out.
Chop the tomato, onions, and green chilli.
Make a paste by grinding it in a grinder.
Now fry this paste for 8-10 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste and mix well.
Heat rest of the oil and fry bay leaves along with cloves for about 30 secs.
Add the prepared paste and fry on a medium flame until it turns golden brown.
Add poppy seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, black pepper powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix them well.
Now add green peas and fry for about 2 to 3 minutes.
Add sufficient water to make thick gravy. Heat the gravy till it boils.
Add paneer cubes. Stir the mixture properly and cook on a medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Garnish the dish with chopped coriander leaves.
Matar Paneer is ready to serve.
Matar Paneer Recipe

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  Recipe Reviews
Submitted by: durgesh
posted : 25-May-2012 01:58 AM

Not as hard as I thought but time consuming. As with all Indian food, by the time I'm done preparing it and my house, hair and clothes are permeated with the spice and grease smell, I think next time I'll do take out.
Submitted by: bb
posted : 17-Jan-2012 10:22 PM

wow ! i love mutter paneer but the thing is that i tried ur exact recipe it was very very spicy :(
like as u gave the recipe i did the same thing but u shuld have added little less spices ! anyhow , its gud to taste but spicy ~ !
Submitted by: priyal
posted : 03-Sep-2011 09:43 AM

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