Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Matar Paneer (peas panner)

Fresh Peas – 1 cup
Paneer- 200 grms(cut into small cubes)
Onion- 1
Tomatoes- 2
Ginger-Garlic paste- 1 tspn
Garam masala- 1 tspn
Red chilli powder- ½ to 1 tspn
Turmeric- ¼ tspn
Salt to taste
Oil – 3 tbspn
Cumin and mustard seeds- 1 tspn
Fresh Cream or milk-1/2 cup (i usaully use milk as it contains less fats)

Cooking Method:
  • Grind onion in a blender to make paste. Keep it aside now.
  • Grind tomatoes in a blender to make paste. Keep it aside now.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add Cumin and mustard seeds, let them splutter.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste. Then add onion paste. Fry till golden brown.
  • Add tomato paste. Mix it well and cover the pan and cook for 5 min or till all the tomato smell is gone.
  • Then add all the powders. That is Garam masala, Red chilli powder, Turmeric and mix well. Fry till the oil comes out.
  • Add fresh peas and cream or milk cook for 5 mins.
  • Add paneer cubes, mix well and cook till they are soft.
  • Garnish with coriender and serve hot.
Serving Suggestion:
Serve hot with chapatti or puri.

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