Friday, 6 February 2015

Mutter Paneer (Green Peas - Cottage Cheese Curry )

Mutter Paneer (Green Peas - Cottage Cheese Curry )

I am a huge lover of Paneer.When I was browsing my blog the other day, I found that I do not have the recipe for Mutter Paneer. I make it all the time, not sure how I missed to blog it. Anyway, better late than never. Right?

I noticed that I did not have Paneer Butter masala Recipe too? OMG I will make it and post it soon.

  • Paneer – 200 Grams (Cut into 1” Cubes)
  • Onion – 1 (Large, Finely Chopped)
  • Tomato – 1 (Medium, Finely Chopped)
  • Greens Peas – 1 Cup (Adjust to your Taste)
  • Red Chilly powder – 1 Tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder – 1 Teaspoon
  • Garam Masala – ½ Teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves – Few Sprigs (Finely Chopped)
  • Curd or Fresh Cream – 1 Tablespoon
  • Kasoori Methi or Dry Fenugreek Leaves – 1 Teaspoon
  • Oil – 1 Tablespoon
  • Salt – To taste
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ Teaspoon
  • Cumin powder – ¼ Teaspoon (Optional)
  • Water – As Needed

  • Heat Oil in a Pan, and add onions and sauté till it is becomes transparent.
  • Then add the finely chopped Tomato and salt and cook till it becomes mushy.
  • Then add the Ginger garlic Paste and sauté till the raw flavor is gone.
  • Then add all the Dry Masala powder and saute.
  • Cover it with a lid and saute for 2-3 Minutes.
  • If you feel the Masala is too Dry, then sprinkle some water.
  • Add the Paneer cubes and saute, ensure that the Paneer is nicely coated with the cooking masala.
  • After 2 minutes, add ½ cup of water and bring it to a boil.
  • Then add the Greens Peas and cook for couple of minutes.
  • Then crush the kasoori methi and mix well.
  • Check Seasoning and add accordingly.
  • Cook till the Peas are cooked, all raw falvours are gone.
  • Then add a Tablespoon of Cream/ thick Curd and mix and leave for 10 seconds.
  • Then switch off the flame and add Chopped Coriander Leaves and Serve with Roti or Rice.


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