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matar paneer



Matar Paneer is a popular North Indian curry made with peas and cottage cheese. The curry is typically creamy due to the addition of tomatoes, onions, and a blend of spices. It is often served with roti, naan, or rice. Matar Paneer is loved across India and it is a staple on many restaurant menus as well as in home cooking. The peas provide a lovely texture and the paneer gives richness to the dish. The balance of flavors makes it a favorite for many.

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fresh matar (peas)

2 cups

paneer (cottage cheese)

200 grams

onions, pureed


tomatoes, pureed


green chillies, slit


turmeric powder

A pinch

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add the onion puree. Saute until it turns golden brown.

Step 2:

Add the pureed tomatoes, green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook it until the oil separates.

Step 3:

Then add the peas and paneer. Stir well and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 4:

Sprinkle garam masala and give it a quick stir.

Step 5:

Serve hot with roti, naan, or rice.

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