BM #1 - AAE - Day 27 - Mattar Paneer | Cottage Cheese With Peas Curry

I have to somehow pull off the next few days. I cannot fault on my marathon especially now that there are just 3 days left.!!!! God, be with me!!!!!! :-D My childhood friends have come over for the weekend and I am enjoying cooking and baking for them. They are relishing it to the core. Cracking jokes, pulling legs, screaming and yelling at one another, life seems heavenly!!! These are the moments to cherish and I do feel blessed for all the abundance in my life. 

I made this dish a few days back. 
Mattar Paneer is another variation to the paneer dishes. Serve this with hot puris, parathas or rice.



Serves: 4

Ingredients:
200 gms paneer, cut in cubes,
1/2 cup fresh green peas,
onions, grated,
1-1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste,
1 tsp red chilli powder,
1/2 cup tomato puree,
1 tbsp khova,
3 tbsp butter,
1/2 cup cream, (Amul fresh cream)
2 tsp oil,
1 tsp kasuri methi,
1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped.
Salt to taste


Method:
  1. Heat oil and butter in a pan.
  2. Add the grated onions and fry till it becomes light brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for another 2 mins. Add chilli powder and fry for another minute.
  3. Now add tomato puree and sugar and cook for 3-4 mins. Add the peas and mix well. 
  4. Add 1 cup of water to this mixture. Cook until the gravy has thickened.
  5. Add the khova, kasuri methi and paneer and mix well.
  6. Adjust the salt as per taste.
  7. Reduce the flame and add cream stirring continuously.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


Check out some more paneer dishes here and here.

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