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Paneer Matar



Paneer Matar is a vegeterian gravy base dish made with paneer (a type of Indian cheese) and green peas, cooked in a spicy tomato-based sauce. It is often served with rice, roti or naan. The dish is a great source of protein and is a favorite among vegetarians.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cubed paneer

1 cup

green peas

1 cup

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for garnish



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and amchur powder. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the cubed paneer and green peas. Mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 8:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 9:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 60541 users have chowed down on Paneer Matar a whopping 100452 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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