Mutter Paneer

This weekend I tried mutter paneer recipe. Here is the recipe for the same.


1/4th pound of Paneer.
1cup of mutter(frozen peas are alternate to fresh peas)
1/4th cup of chopped onions
1tsp of ginger,garlic paste
1tbsp cashews
1 cup of chopped tomatoes
whole garam masala (2 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 2 elachis , 1/4th inch cinnamon stick)
1tsp chili powder
salt to taste
pinch of turmeric
1tsp of coriander powder
1tsp of cumin powder
2tbsp of oil


Shallow fry in 1tsp of oil, keep it aside.
Dry roast cashews and make a paste. In a pan add oil, chopped onions and ginger garlic paste. Once oil oozes out from onions add chopped tomatoes. Once tomatoes and onions are cooked for 5 mts remove it from pan and let it cool. Once it is cool make a paste. In the same pan add 1 tsp of oil add whole garam masala. Add tomato,onion and cashew paste. Add cumin ,coriander, chili and turmeric powder to the paste.

Let it cook till the raw flavor goes. Add peas and salt to the paste and let it cook for 10 mts (add water if the sauce is too thick). Now add paneer cubes and let it cook for 5 mts.

Note: cream can be added while adding paneer( It is optional)

Yummy mutter paneer recipe is ready to be served. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve it with rotis.


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