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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
1

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.

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2