Matar Paneer

4 from 2 votes

Matar Paneer Matar Paneer! Is one of the first preferences for the vegetarians when you choose a dinner or lunch in restaurants.This matar paneer is a tried and tested recipe which you can make in your own kitchen and they would definitely say that"when you have ordered it?" The aroma of home made masala and taste its just everyone is going to love it.I have not added any special paneer masala ,its made up of simple spices which are easily available in the kitchen. Paneer is a rich source in calcium and proteins and it helps to give you instant energy and a power to fight with bone related problems. Paneer is also very beneficial for strong teeth. On the whole paneer is a power pack choice for growing children as well as adults. Now you don't need to spend your money in restaurants for your favourite Matar paneer as you are definitely going to enjoy this at home! You can enjoy this matar paneer with hot steaming rice or roti.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • Matar green peas i have used frozen - 100 grams(firstly boil it for 10 to 15 minutes and then strain the water)
  • Paneer - 200 grams
  • Onions - 2 medium sized grinded
  • Tomatoes - 3 to 4 medium sized grinded
  • Garlic - 1/2 pod finely chopped
  • Ginger - 1 tsp Grated
  • Refined vegetable oil - 2tbsp
  • Tej patta- 1 leaf
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red dry chili-2 to 3
  • Salt
  • Mango powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp as per your taste
  • Milk - 1/2 cup small one
  • Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh Malai or cream - 1 tbsp
  • Salted Butter - 2 tsp


  • Take a wok add Oil in it let it heat up. Add cumin seeds,tej patta,dry red chilies and ginger garlic in it. Now stir it for few minutes. Now add onion paste in the oil and stir it till it changes its color.
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  • After that add tomato paste and add salt,sugar,coriander powder,mango powder,turmeric powder,salt and Red chili powder in it. Mix it well till the masala starts turning golden in color and starts leaving the oil.
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  • After that add peas in it.Roast it well with masala. Add half cup of water in it. Stir it till the gravy becomes little thick.
  • Now add some milk in the gravy. Then add fresh malai in it. Wait for a nice boil.
  • Now in the last when you will find the gravy has cooked up properly ,then add the paneer cubes in it. Now lastly add salted butter in it. Your Matar Paneer is ready to enjoy with hot steaming Rice or Chapaties

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