Monday, April 22, 2013


I had tasted paneer butter masala only in restaurants.My daughter loves paneer and I have started learning side dishes with paneer from friends and other blogs.I have already posted a recipe for paneer butter masala which I make atleast once in a month. For a variation I thought of trying with green peas and paneer and came out excellent

Mutter paneer

Recipe Source: Vahchef

Paneer: 1.5 cups
Frozen Peas: 1/2 cups
Onions: 1 medium sized
Tomatoes: 3 medium sized
Cashews: 1 tablespoon
Grated ginger: 2 tsp
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder: 1 tsp
Coriander powder: 1 tsp
Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder: 1/2 tsp
Salt: 1.25 tp (or to taste)
Sugar: 1/2 tsp
Kasoori methi: 1 tablespoon
Butter: 2 tablespoon

  1. Heat 2 tsp of butter in a pan and fry the cashews
  2. Add chopped onions and ginger and fry until the onions become translucent
  3. Add tomatoes and turmeric powder and cook until the tomatoes get mushy
  4. Allow this to cool
  5. Grind this to a smooth paste in a blender. Add 1/2 cup while grinding
  6. Heat the remaining butter and add this tomato paste
  7. Add chilli powder, coriander powder & cumin powder and cook until the butter gets separated
  8. Add salt and sugar.
  9. Add frozen peas and cook for around 5 minutes
  10. Finally add cubed paneer and cook for a couple of minutes
Step by Step Pictures
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  1. Matar paneer looks delicious...Paneer is mine and daughter's favorite

  2. Wow! looks so yum. I loves mutter but no one enjoys it, so I always love to enjoy it when my sister makes it for her family.

  3. yummy...would love to try it but unfortunately...we don't have paneeer here..

  4. awesome color of mutter paneer...very delightful sabji...

  5. love this gravy with chapati..addition of methi leaves makes if more flavory

  6. Love it for chapathis. nice one

  7. amazing..i love panner and gravies

  8. Mutter Paneer looks delicious and very inviting!

  9. I am a staunch supporter of paneer. The cubes inside the amazing curry is made to perfection.