Paneer Recipe

Paneer Recipe

This North Indian curry made with mutter (peas) and paneer (cottage cheese) is probably the most frequently ordered dish in Indian restaurants.


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Ingredients For Paneer Recipe :
  • shelled Mutter (gree :     450gms /1lb
  • Paneer :     250gms / 1/2lb
  • onions (chopped) :     2
  • garlic (crushed) :     6
  • grated ginger :     1 tbsp
  • green chilies (chopp :     2
  • tomatoes (peeled and :     250gms / 1/2 lb
  • Salt To Taste :    
  • curd / plain yogurt :     1cup
  • turmeric powder :     1 tsp
  • coriander seeds :     1 tbsp
  • bay leaves :     4
  • water :     2 cups
  • ghee / vegetable oil :     1/2 cup
  • Garam masala powder :    
  • Chopped coriander le :    

Preparation Method for Paneer Recipe :

  • Make a paste by grinding together half the onions, the garlic and coriander seeds.
  • Heat the ghee in a frying pan and cut the paneer into 2.5-cm/1-inch cubes. Fry the paneer to a light brown and remove to drain on a plate.
  • Add the remaining onion and the ginger to the ghee / oil in a pan and add the bay leaves and fry until the onion is golden brown.
  • Add the turmeric and the paste mixture and fry until the ghee starts to separate.
  • Add the paneer and mutter (peas) along with the yogurt, chili, tomato and salt. Stir for 5-6 minutes over low heat.
  • Pour in the water and simmer gently for 20 minutes. Serve the matar paneer sprinkled with garam masala and coriander.

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