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Spicy Matar Paneer

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green Peas and indian cheese cooked in curry
  Paneer 225 Gram
  Peas 100 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Tomatoes 1 Milliliter
  Turmeric 1 Pinch
  Whole garam masala 1 Pinch
  Cashew nuts 5 Gram
  Chili powder 10 Gram
  Coriander sprig 1 (With Leaves)
  Coriander powder 10 Gram
  Cream 30 Milliliter
  Cumin seeds 5 Gram
  Cumin powder 10 Gram
  Garlic – ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Green chilies 5
  Kasoori methi 3 Pinch
  Oil 20 Milliliter
  Onion 1

1. For preparing the mattar paneer, heat little oil in a pan add little cashew nuts and lightly fry them.
2. Then add chopped onion and tomatoes, salt and sauté for a while till the onions get lightly brown.
3. Add ginger garlic paste and little turmeric. Fry till the raw flavor of ginger and garlic goes.
4. Remove all this mixture and grind the mixture to a fine paste.
5. Now heat the same pan with remaining oil and add cumin seeds, whole garam masala (cardamom, cloves, mace, bay leaves and cinnamon stick).
6. After it splutters, add the ground paste into it and cook them in low flame.
7. Add chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and continue to fry for another 2 minutes.
8. Bring them to boil and after that add kasuri methi and green peas.
9. Cook them for about 4-5 minutes and add the paneer cubes into them. Cover it with lid and cook them for another 4-5 minutes.
10. Finally add the heavy cream and bring them into boil.
11. Remove from heat. Garnish with coriander leaves.
12. Serve it hot with naan, parathas, chapatis or rotis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cottage Cheese
Preparation Time: 
7 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
32 Minutes
Indian Cottage Cheese With Peas Curry
Matar Paneer is a popular Indian cuisine, which many of you have definitely tried in any Indian restaurant. You can also recreate the same taste of this spicy curry with cottage cheese and fresh peas, when you watch this video. Great chef Sanjay nicely demonstrates the cooking procedure in details. Serve this fabulous dish over rice or with Indian flat bread, to experience an authentic Indian meal.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 390 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.1%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.3 mg4.1%

Sodium 767.7 mg32%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.7%

Sugars 17.5 g

Protein 20 g40.3%

Vitamin A 47.6% Vitamin C 150.9%

Calcium 27.2% Iron 34.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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