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Mattar Masala Paneer | Indian Cottage Cheese & Peas Curry

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins

Mattar Masala Paneer

 220 g Paneer cubed
 50 g Green peas
 1 Onion chopped
 1 Ripe tomatoes chopped
 3 Garlic cloves minced
 ½ Inch of ginger minced
 1 Green chilli sliced
 1 tsp Cumin seeds
 ½ tsp Red chilli powder
 1 tsp Coriander powder
 ½ tsp Garam masala powder
 ½ tsp Turmeric powder
 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
 Salt to taste
 Chopped coriander to garnish

Heat up 1 tbsp of oil in a pan, once hot add the cumin seeds let them sizzle then add the ginger, garlic and the green chilli and fry for 1 minute.


Add the chopped onions and a pinch of salt and cook until golden.


Mix in the tomatoes and cook until soft. Then cool down and grind into a paste.


Wipe the pan and add the other tbsp of oil, once hot add the tomato paste and cook until all moisture evaporates, keep stirring.


Add the spices, turmeric, coriander, red chilli and garam masala powder, cook for 1 minute.


Mix in just enough water for a gravy consistency and add the peas, bring to boil then simmer for 5 minutes.


Add the paneer cubes, cook for 4 minutes more, turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2