Easiest Way to Prepare Tasty Matar Paneer

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Matar Paneer.

Matar Paneer You can have Matar Paneer using 14 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Matar Paneer

  1. You need 200 grams of paneer.
  2. Prepare 2 cup of green peas (preferably fresh or frozen).
  3. Prepare 2 medium of onions, finely chopped.
  4. You need 2 medium of tomatoes, finely chopped.
  5. You need 8 clove of garlic, minced.
  6. It’s 1 stick of ginger, about 2 inch finely chopped.
  7. You need 1 tsp of ground coriander.
  8. Prepare 2 tsp of cumin seed.
  9. Prepare 1 tsp of garam masala.
  10. It’s 3/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
  11. It’s 2 tsp of chili powder.
  12. Prepare 7 of cashew nuts.
  13. Prepare 1/4 cup of oil.
  14. It’s 1 tsp of ground black pepper.

Matar Paneer instructions

  1. Take cumin seeds, coriander powder, turmeric, chilli power, garam masala and crush then using a mortar and pestle. If you wish you can gring then in a mixer as well. Keep aside.
  2. Gring 7-8 cashews into a paste using 2 teaspoon of water. Keep this aside for later.
  3. Finely chop tomatoes onions and ginger. Mince the garlic coves..
  4. Cut the paneer into 1.5 inch pieces. Pour oil into and a skillet or wok and gently fry them until brownish begins..
  5. Transfer the fried paneer pieces onto a paper towel and let them stay a while..
  6. In the remaining oil first add the onions and saute until colour changes. Dont burn them. After about 3 minutes add the ginger and garlic. Saute another 2 minutes before adding tomatoes. Saute another 5 minutes till tomatoes become tender..
  7. Add the spice mix and saute another 2 minutes. If the mix doesn't turn into thick consistency by now, you can choose to blend in a mixer. But I prefer to keep it coarse for the texture..
  8. Use a masher to mash the contens to a homogeneous texture.
  9. Add a cup of water and the green peas.
  10. Add the paneer pieces.
  11. Add salt to taste and mix well taking care not to break the paneer pieces.
  12. Add the cashew paste and mux well.
  13. Add freshly groung black pepper powder and mix thoroughly In case its too thick you can add some water. If salt is more then balance by adding some yogurt..
  14. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with roti, nan or pooris..

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