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Malai Matar Paneer

Recipe by Usashi Mandal
4.30 from 4 votes
Served As Dinner, Lunch
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Paneer is my favorite, as we can make so many types of dishes using this single ingredient. Malai Matar Paneer is a vegetarian dish braised in cashew based gravy.
Succulent paneer pieces and fresh green peas in rich creamy gravy is amazing. It is good with both rice preparation or roti/parathas.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Cuisine Asian, Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 4
Recipe Taste Salty, Sweet
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Green peas - Matar
  • 1/2 tbsp Poppy seeds paste
  • 1 tbsp Cashew nut paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Green Chili paste
  • 1/2 cup Onion - chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves - chopped
  • Salt - for seasoning
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Instructions
 

  • Heat oil and add garlic paste. As it turns light brown, add chopped onion. Fry onion until the onion becomes soft and translucent.
  • Add poppy seed paste, green chill paste, coriander powder, salt, sugar and cook it for about 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, add green peas and yogurt. Cook the same for about 3 to 4 minutes. Once the green peas are soft, add paneer cubes and give a stir.
  • Add 1/2 cup of warm water and let it cook for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, add cashew nut paste and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Check seasoning and garnish it with some chopped coriander leaves and give a stir. Malai Matar Paneer is ready to serve.

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 80 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 4 mg | Sodium: 30 mg | Potassium: 202 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 315 IU | Vitamin C: 17 mg | Calcium: 74 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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Usashi Mandal

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