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Matar Paneer Curry



Matar Paneer Curry is a popular North Indian dish made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and green peas cooked in a spicy tomato-based gravy. It is usually served with roti, naan, or rice. Onions and tomatoes are cooked in oil along with spices to form the base. Boiled peas ans paneer cubes are then added and simmered to form a delicious curry. This curry provides good protein and fibre to your diet.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cubed paneer

1 cup

green peas

1 cup

onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


inch ginger, minced


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

cumin powder

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/2 teaspoon

kasuri methi

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Cilantro for garnish



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.

Step 3:

Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 5:

Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.

Step 6:

Add all the dry spices and mix well.

Step 7:

Add cubed paneer and green peas and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 1/2 cup of water and let the curry simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 9:

Add kasuri methi and mix well.

Step 10:

Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with roti or naan.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 22753 users have chowed down on Matar Paneer Curry a whopping 35561 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Lucknow, Delhi, Indore, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Matar Paneer Curry like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Matar Paneer Curry, our users are head over heels in february, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Matar Paneer Curry is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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