How to make Matar Paneer | Paneer Peas curry recipe at home

How to make Matar Paneer | Paneer Peas curry recipe at home

Matar Paneer

How to make Matar Paneer, Paneer Peas curry recipe at home,  if we talk about taste today, then the recipes of paneer are remembered directly. Paneer is also beneficial from the health perspective and also the taste. At this time green peas are full of all around, so why should we try today Matar Paneer at the house? Although it is a popular vegetable of Punjab, today the spicy vegetable is preferred in every corner of India, and it is also easy to make it. In the Matar Paneer, if there is Punjabi tadka, some dry fruits, and butter, so it tastes like a Dhaba. Nature Bring is sharing the easy way to make it.

Preparation time                  15 minutes

Cooking time                        25 minutes

Serve                                     04

Difficulty level                      Easy

Ingredients for Matar Paneer

Paneer (Cubed) cottage cheese           250grams

Matar (peas)                                         01 cup

Tomatoes                                             2 Medium size

Onion                                                   02 big size chopped

Cashew                                                 8-10 piece

Garlic                                                    7-8 cloves, finely chopped

Ginger                                                  2 inches long, finely chopped

Green chili                                            03 Chopped

Cumin seeds                                         01 Tsp

Bay leaves                                             2-3 leaves

Turmeric powder                                  1/2tsp

Red chili powder                                  1tsp

Coriander powder                                2 Tsp

Garam masala powder                         2 Tsp

Butter                                                    1cup

Green coriander leaves                         ¼ cup

Olive Oil                                                2 tbsp

Salt                                                        as needed

Water                                                    01 cup

Matar Paneer

Method of making Matar Paneer

  • First, cut the cottage cheese (paneer) in the pan, then heat the oil in a pan, and roast the pieces of chopped paneer until brown and keep it aside in a pot.
  • With the help of mixer grinder, make a paste of green chili, ginger, and onion and keep it aside. Make tomato and cashew nut paste in a separate bowl.
  • Peel the peas in a vessel and put it aside, now your whole material has been prepared.
  • Now heat the pan again and warm it with the butter as per the above amount, then add cumin seeds, and add bay leaves. After this, add onion, green chili and ginger paste and roasted, until you see the oil on the edge of the pan surface.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala and stir well. Then add tomato paste prepared in it and cook well.
  • When the whole spices are well roasted, add Cashew paste to it, add peas and roast it about 1-2 minutes, then add salt according to the taste. Cook it, when the peas are cooked, add one cup of water and mix it well.
  • Once the spices are well frying, add pieces of paneer in it. Cook it in a medium flame for about 10 minutes. Now your Matar Paneer is ready. Garnish it with green coriander and serve hot.
  • You can serve Matar Paneer with roti, paratha or naan. You can also serve gravy peas with rice.


  • You can use frozen peas if do not get green peas in the other season.
  • Add green peas in salted hot water for 5-7 minutes, peas will become soft and the taste will also be good.
  • After cooking to make creamy as a restaurant, you can also add the cream in the end.

Green peas nutrition facts

Only 1o0 gm peas give you the following nutrients

Calories                        62

Sodium                         05 grams

Carbohydrate                14 grams

Potassium                    244 milligrams

Dietary fiber                  05 grams

Sugar                           06 grams

Protein                          05 grams

Vitamin A                      15%

Vitamin C                      66%

Calcium                        2%

Iron                               8%

Vitamin B-6                   10%

Magnesium                   8%

References: Matar paneer recipe. Paneer peas curry.

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