Mattar paneer


    Mattar paneer

    Mattar paneer


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    About this recipe: This mutter paneer recipe is my children's favourite Indian dish. Serve with rice or naan as a fabulous vegetarian main, or alongside your favourite curry.

    Serves: 4 

    • 250g frozen garden peas
    • vegetable oil
    • 4 tomatoes, chopped
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
    • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
    • 5cm piece fresh root ginger, minced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 teaspoons natural yoghurt
    • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
    • 350g paneer
    • 2 sprigs fresh coriander for garnish
    • salt to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Boil the peas for 10 minutes, then drain.
    2. Meanwhile, heat a bit of vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat. Add tomatoes and onions and saute in pan with cumin seeds, turmeric, ground coriander, ginger and garlic.
    3. Add the yoghurt and let it simmer for 2 - 3 minutes. Add the chilli powder, boiled peas, paneer and salt; cover the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.
    4. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.
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    - Rated on  -  18 Jul 2016


    I'm great fan of paneer, but this version didn't convince me. It wasn't bad, but it lacked in taste and heat of so many Indian dishes. I'm glad I served it with stronger sauces and dips to make up for taste.  -  18 Feb 2016


    very quick n easy! my son loved it!! Thank You Savitha  -  28 Aug 2012  (Review from Allrecipes India)

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