Matar Paneer Recipe – Paneer in Peas Gravy by Archana’s Kitchen

Matar Paneer Recipe – Paneer in Peas Gravy by Archana’s Kitchen

  • To begin making the Matar Paneer Recipe, prep all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  • Add the chopped tomatoes to a mixer grinder jar and blend to make a smooth puree. Keep this aside.

  • Thaw the frozen green peas in the microwave along with a tablespoon of butter and keep aside.

  • Heat ghee in a cooking pan/ wok/ kadai; add the whole spices from cloves, cinnamon, badi elaichi and pepper. Stir fry them for a few seconds till the aromas start whiffing through the room.

  • Next, add the onion, ginger and garlic and saute until the onions become soft and tender and lightly golden brown.

  • Stir in the masalas – turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and garam masala powder. Give it a stir.

  • Add the tomato puree, salt and sugar and give the mixture a stir. 

  • Allow the tomato masala to come to a brisk boil. Once it comes to a brisk boil, stir in the kasuri methi, paneer and the buttered green peas.

  • Cover the pan, and simmer the Matar Paneer for about 5 minutes and turn off the heat. 

  • Give the Matar Paneer a taste and adjust the salt and spices accordingly. 

  • Finally stir in the coriander leaves and transfer the Matar Paneer to a bowl and serve hot.

  • Serve the Matar Paneer along with hot Phulka smeared with ghee along with Indian Sliced Salad and Lacha Pyaz for lunch or dinner.

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