Recipe: Perfect Mattar Paneer

Mattar Paneer.

Mattar Paneer You can cook Mattar Paneer using 22 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Mattar Paneer

  1. You need of For the gravy.
  2. Prepare 1 tbsp of oil.
  3. Prepare 1 tbsp of cashew nuts.
  4. You need 1/2 of medium sized onion, roughly chopped.
  5. Prepare 1 of medium sized tomato, roughly chopped.
  6. Prepare 2 tsp of ginger-garlic paste (1" ginger, 2-3 cloves garlic.
  7. You need of For finishing the sabzi.
  8. You need of Butter/oil/ghee (butter tastes better!).
  9. It’s 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds.
  10. Prepare 1/2 of small onion, finely chopped.
  11. It’s 1/4 tsp of red chilli powder.
  12. You need 1/2 tsp of cumin-coriander powder.
  13. You need 1/4 tsp of kasuri methi.
  14. Prepare 1/8 tsp of fennel powder (optional).
  15. You need 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
  16. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of tomato ketchup.
  17. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of cream (or butter and milk).
  18. You need 1/2 of " ginger, chopped.
  19. Prepare 1-2 of small green chilli, slits.
  20. Prepare 1/2 cup of parboiled peas.
  21. It’s 1/4 tsp of garam masala.
  22. It’s 1/4 cup of paneer, cubed, slightly roasted in oil.

Mattar Paneer instructions

  1. For the gravy, add oil to a pan. Once it's hot, add cashew and roast them until they are light brown..
  2. Add onions and salt and cook until golden..
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook till the raw smell fades..
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they get mushy..
  5. Once done, let it cool down and then blend to a paste..
  6. For finishing the sabzi, add butter (preferred) or oil to pan. Add jeera after it gets hot..
  7. Once it sizzles, add onions and cook till translucent..
  8. Add all the dry spices EXCEPT garam masala and kasuri methi; cook for 2-3 min. If it seems like the spices are burning, add 1-2 tbsp of water..
  9. Add coriander and cook for a minute..
  10. Add the gravy made earlier, tomato ketchup and cream (or butter and milk). Mix well..
  11. Add peas, ginger and green chilli. Add water to adjust consistency..
  12. Cook for 2-3 min and add the paneer cubes (lightly roasted in oil earlier).
  13. At the end, add garam masala and kasuri methi..
  14. Mattar paneer is ready! Serve hot with paratha or rice!.