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Matar Paneer

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Energy 508.08 Cal Protein 26.20 g
Lipid 2.81 g Carbohydrate 101.35 g
Fiber 26.59 g Sugar 47.87 g

Ingredients List of Matar Paneer

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Quantity Units Ingredients Notes
200.00 gm Paneer Cut it into square pieces
1.00 cup TOMATOES Finely chopped
1.00 cup ONIONS Finely Chopped
1.00 cup YOGURT
1.00 cup GREEN PEAS Shelled peas
0.50 cup Fresh Cream
1.00 tbsp MILK Fat free
1.00 tsp TURMERIC GROUND Powdered
1.00 tsp Garam Masala
1.00 tsp CUMIN SEED Powdered
5.00 tsp Refined Oil
1.00 tsp THYME Chopped leaves
1.00 tsp CORIANDER LEAF Chopped leaves
1.00 tsp SALT As per taste

Matar Paneer Tags: Family Recipe Regional Traditional

rishitasingh Date: April 8, 2018
Region: INDIAN
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh
Type: Others
Course: Main Course

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cooking Time

20 Mins


4 servings

Introduction of Matar Paneer

Matar paneer is a delicious vegetarian north Indian dish which mainly consists of peas and paneer in a tomato-based tangy sauce, and is spiced with garam masala.
In most of the cases, it is served with rice and an Indian type of bread (generally naan, paratha, poori, or roti depending on region). Various other ingredients are often added, such as “aloo” (potato), corn, yogurt or cream in order to enhance the taste of matter paneer dish. At times, it is also served with jeera rice or pulao to improvise the taste.
Mattar Paneer is most popular in North India and is made on special occasions and festivals to make it even more special.
The dish is also famous in the United Kingdom where it is known as cheesy peas.

Preparation Steps of Matar Paneer

  • Fry the cut paneer slices to a golden brown colour and soak in milk.

  • Heat the oil in a pan. Fry the onion until light golden brown.

  • Add the tomatoes and fry until tender and soft. Add the curd and masalas and salt to taste.

  • Add the peas and 1 cup of hot water. Cook till the peas till they are tender.

  • Add the cream and paneer soaked in milk and cook it for 2 minutes.

  • Lastly, add the coriander leaves and ajwain as the topping. 

Mattar Paneer is ready to be served, club it with naan, parantha or rice and enjoy !

  • anks209-fbOn Apr 9, 2018, 6:50 pm

    Amazing recipe. Love It.


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