Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Mutter Paneer

Mutter Paneer
(Peas with Cottage Chesse)

Mattar paneer is a popular North Indian dish probably the most frequently ordered dish in Indian restaurants. This dish is a delicious combination of soft paneer and healthy green peas in a mild spicy tomato based gravy, is a treat to taste buds at anytime. This is very easy to cook. The aroma and good looks of this dish make it truly irresistible.

Mutter Paneer

Mutter Paneer


100 gm paneer/cottage cheese cut into cubes
1 cup fresh green peas boiled
2 medium onion chopped
3 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste 
1 tbsp cashew nut paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp red chili powder 
1/2 tsp garam masala powder 
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 bay leaves
1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste


1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when it crackle, add cumin seeds, bay leaf,
    when they sizzles, add onions and stir until golden brown. 

2. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1-2 mins.

3. Add tomato, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala
    powder and cook on low flame until oil releases from the sides. 

4. Add cashew nut paste stir and cook for 1-2 mins.

5. Now add boiled peas, salt and 1/2 cup water, cook for 1-2 mins.

6. Add paneer and let it cook for 2-3 mins until everything gets blended well.

7. Transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with grated paneer

8. Mutter paneer is ready to serve.

Mutter Paneer


1. You can use milk to replacing cashew nut paste and it gives a nice flavor too.

2. Frozen peas can also be used when fresh peas are not available. 

3. You can deep or shallow fry the paneer to give a different taste to this dish 
4. For garnishing fresh cream can also be used.

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  1. I like paneer dishes made like this... Nice

  2. wow, i love those huge chunks of trinagle paneer.yum

  3. Gravy looks amazing.. Paneer and mutter makes the best combination.