Matar Paneer Masala Recipe

One of the tasty preparations with Paneer, goes well wth rice or roti.
Matar Paneer Masala picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient,


 Fresh green peas/Frozen green peas1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Paneer cubes1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Green chillies6
 Coriander leaves4 (few)
 Cashew nuts6
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Ginger1 Inch
 Coriander powder1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Red chilli powder1⁄2 Teaspoon


Grind green chillies, coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, cashew and 1/2 onion to a smooth paste.
Dice the tomatoes and slice the remaining onion.
Heat oil in a pan, add the onions and fry till golden. Now add the diced tomatoes and cook till done.
Now add the ground paste and coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and saute till the raw smell is lost.
Now add peas and 1 cup of water, add salt to taste. Cover and simmer till peas are tender.
Now add the paneer cubes and mix it well and cook for another 2 minutes.
Serve hot garnished with chopped cilantro, along with rice or any other Indian bread.