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Mattar Paneer: The Most Selling indian Dish

Mattar paneer is an Indian popular vegetarian dish made with Indian cheese and peas in smooth creamy spicy gravy. The cheese will be twicer than peas in mattar paneer. You can find this cheese in Indian grocery.



• 225 grams Indian cheese/paneer

• 100 frozen peas

• 1 chopped large tomato

• 1 chopped medium onion

• 5 cashew nuts

• 1 tablespoon ginger

• 1 teaspoon chilli powder

• ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

• 1 teaspoon coriander powder

• ½ teaspoon cumin

• ¼ teaspoon garam masala

• ½ tablespoon coriander leaves

• ½ teaspoon dry fenugreek leaves

• 2 chopped green chillies

• 3 tables oil

• 2 tablespoon cream(optional)

• Salt to taste

How to make:

1. Fry the cheese block with 1 teaspoon oil in a non stick pan on medium heat till it becomes light golden. Cube the cheese in bite size pieces.

2. Add 1 tablespoon oil in same pan and add onion, cashew nuts and tomato one by one. When tomato becomes soft, take off from heat. Let it becomes cool and blend into smooth sauce.

3. Add the rest of oil in same pan and add ginger paste, turmeric, chilli, coriander, cumin and salt. Add 1 tablespoon water and fry them till oil comes out.

4. Add tomato paste and make a simmer. Add fenugreek leaves, fried cheese and 1 cup water and cook 5 minutes.

5. Add peas. When peas are tender, add cream garam masala powder coriander leaves. Check the salt. Turn off the heat.

6. Serve mattar paneer with roti or naan bread.