matar paneer by Mrs.Shilpi


Cooking oil                          1 tbsp

Onion-big                             1

Green chilly                         2

Garlic clove                         2

Cashew                                  5

Watermelon seed           1 tbsp

Cumin seed                         1 tbsp

Kasthuri methi                 1 spoon

Ginger                                    1 inch piece

Ghee                                        3 tbsp

Tomato                                 2

Chilli powder                     1 spoon

Turmeric powder             ½ spoon

Any Masala powder        2 spoons(I have used Everest kitchen king masala)          

Green peas                            1 cup

Paneer                                      250 gms


  • Chop onion,  green chilies and ginger.
  • Make a puree of tomatoes.
  • Cook the peas till soft.
  • Fry paneer.
  • Heat the cooking oil, fry onions till transparent. 
  • Add green chilies, garlic cloves, cashews, water melon seeds, cumin, kasturi  methi and ginger.
  • Add ½ cup water and keep for 30 minutes.
  • Grind as a fine paste.
  • Heat ghee, add paste and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree.
  • Add all powders.
  • Add cooked green peas.
  • Mix and cook till ghee separates.
  • Add ½ cup water and allow to boil.
  • Add fried paneer and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Mix well and enjoy.

Recipe shared by Mrs. Shilpi Manish, my flat friend.






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