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Matar Paneer

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  Paneer 250 Gram, cut into 1 inch cubes
  Shelled peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onions 2
  Ginger piece 1 Inch
  Tomatoes 3
  Brown cardamom 1 (Use The Seeds Of Moti Illaichi)
  Cloves 2 (Laung)
  Beaten curd/Malai 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon (Dhania Powder)
  Red chilli powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Mixed Spices)
  Ghee/4-5 tablespoon oil 3 Tablespoon

1. Cut paneer into piece.
2. Grind onions, ginger, cloves, moti illaichi and tomatoes to a puree in a liquidizer.
3. Heat ghee. Add the onion - tomato puree. Cook till thick and dry.
4. Slow down the fire and cook till ghee separates.
5. Add well beaten malai or curd, cook till ghee separates again.
6. Add red chilli pd. and dhania pd.
7. Add peas, cook for 1 minute.
8. Add enough water to get a thick gravy. Add salt to taste.
9. Cook covered till peas are done.
10. Add paneer and garam masala.
11. Cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes till paneer gets soft and ghee separates.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 974 Calories from Fat 490

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86%

Saturated Fat 31.7 g158.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 153 mg51%

Sodium 991.8 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.4%

Sugars 41.6 g

Protein 47 g94.6%

Vitamin A 104.4% Vitamin C 214.6%

Calcium 50.9% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Matar Paneer Recipe