Restaurant Style Matar Paneer

matar paneer
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Tired of ordering in but still want to have a yummy restaurant like food? Then this matar paneer recipe is absolutely for you.

Matar paneer masala remains India’s one of the most favourite paneer dishes. It is a super delicious thick creamy paneer career with peas.

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Mostly, matar paneer is cooked during winters, but if you want to cook matar paneer during summers, we have a solution to that too, use the frozen matar.

Matar paneer’s best companion is either butter naan or garlic naan and jeera rice. Any meal is mouthwatering when you pair Matar paneer ki sabji with these.

Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 35 min
Ready in: 45 min


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 To saute and puree

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 3 garlic
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 10 cashew nuts
  • Salt

 For Matar Paneer Gravy

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  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1-inch cinnamon
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • One teaspoon red chilli powder
  • One teaspoon garam masala
  • ¾ cup green peas
  • Water
  • One green chilli
  • paneer – 250 gms
  • One teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • Salt
  • One tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 2-4 tablespoon cream


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    1. Pour one tablespoon oil into a pan and heat it.
    2. When the oil turns hot, add cardamom, ginger, and garlic.
    3. Fry for a minute.
    4. Now, add onions and saute until they turn light golden in colour.
    5. Put tomatoes, turmeric, and salt according to taste.
    6. Saute for 2-4 minutes and then cover it.
    7. Let it cook until they become soft and mushy.
    8. Add cashews to it.
    9. Take a blender and make a fine puree of it.
    10. Now, in a pan, heat oil and saute cinnamon and bay leaf.
    11. Pour the puree into the pan.
    12. Add chilli powder, garam masala, and coriander powder to it.
    13. Saute it until the masala comes together and becomes thick.
    14. Next, add peas and water to it.mix it properly to make the gravy thick.
    15. Crush the kasuri methi and sprinkle it over the medium flamed gravy.
    16. Add salt.
    17. Finally, add green chilli and paneer.
    18. Stir and switch off the flame.

Serve this amazing restaurant style matar paneer with jeera rice and naan. And garnish it with coriander leaves.