As I promised I’ll back soon with a new and interesting recipe. So I’m here to share with you a popular dish which almost everyone likes. I am talking about MATAR- PANEER.
Paneer means cottage cheese also called chhena, is a milk product. This dish is also famously need in every feast of India. The colour of this dish is white, green and spices looks awesome.
- It is a milk product, so rich source of calcium, protein and vitamins required by our body.
- It helps in healthy body growth and development.
- It prevents from deficiency of calcium, provides instant energy, also benefits in weight loss because in weight loss process body needs more protein and paneer is quite a good source of it.
- It improves our metabolic system.
- Paneer (cut into pieces) : 200 gms
- Green peas (green peas boiled) : 150 gm
- Ginger- garlic paste : 1 teaspoon
- Onion : 1 medium size
- Seasame seed : 1 tablespoon
- Tomato puree : ½ cup
- Turmeric powder : 1 teaspoon
- Red chilli powder : 1 teaspoon
- Coriander powder : 1 teaspoon
- Garam- masala : 1 ½ teaspoon
- Fresh cream : 2 table spoon
- Green chilli(cut into long stripes and seeds removed) : 2 pieces
- Cumin seed : ½ teaspoon
- Asafotida (Hing) : 1 pinch
- Chopped green coriander : 2 tablespoon
- Vegetable oil : 4 tablespoon
- Salt to taste
- Mix onion and sesame seed with water grind well and make a fine smooth paste.
- Heat oil in a pan add cumin seed, when cumin seed turn brown add asafetida and green chili.
- Add ginger- garlic paste stir for 1 minute.
- Add onion and seasame seed paste and fry 2 minutes on low flame
- Add tomato puree. Turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt
- Fry till all spices are cooked and give an aroma.
- Add boiled peas and fry for 1 minute.
- Now add fresh cream, 3 cups of water and mix well.
- Add cubes of paneer , cover and cook it 5-6 minutes on low flame.
- Garnish with chopped coriander.
Your yummy MATAR- PANEER is ready to be served.
- Boiled rice
HAPPY WORDS 🙂
“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
This one is a very famous and lip smacking Indian Food. Everyone here in India expects it to be in the menu of any marriage or celebration or any sort of feast. I’m sure you’d love it. I’ll be back soon with more and more simple and interesting recipes of Indian dishes. Do let me know your views on the recipe. Stay Happy! Stay Well! 🙂