Monday, March 14, 2011


Here I am with restaurant style recipe of Mutter-Paneer. As my curry masala was ready, this was very easy and quick.

Serves 4
Preparation Time: 10 Minute + time to prepare paneer
Cooking Time: 20 Minute

1 cup green peas
1 cup paneer cubes
3 cup sliced onions *
2 tbsp Punjabi masala
1 cup tomato sauce
2 tsp oil
1 tsp chili paste
1 tsp ginger paste
½ tsp garlic paste
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp dhaniya powder
¼ cup cream **
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Oil to sauté onions and fry paneer

*quantity of onion = 1.5 to 2 times than veggies (When using onion paste)
** If you do not have heavy cream, regular milk or even yogurt can be used

1. Sauté sliced onions in little oil on low flame until light brown. Once cool down, grind it into a smooth paste
2. Fry paneer on low flame until light pink/brown
3. Now heat oil in a skillet. Add garlic paste, chili and ginger paste. Fry for a while and add curry masala
4. Roast masala on low flame until it starts leaving oil on the edge
5. Add onion paste, tomato sauce, salt, chili powder and dhaniya powder
6. Add peas and paneer and let this mixture bring to boil, stirring occasionally Add water if required)
7. Add cream, immediately turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves

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