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Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 40


Serves 5

  • Paneer cubes- 500 grms frozen Peas, thawed – 1cup Onion, medium size-1 Green chilies minced- 1 tsp Ginger minced- 1/2 inch Chili powder- 1/2 tsp Cumin powder-1/2 tsp Garam masala- 1/2 tsp Tomato puree- 5 tbsp Cashew nuts – 8 Oil- 2 tbsp Salt- to taste Water- 1 cup 1 Microwave proof dish with lid – for microwave cooking


  • 01

    In a blender, grind onion, green chilies and ginger together into a smooth paste. In a wide non-skillet pan, heat the oil, add the paste and fry for 5 minutes until the raw smell of onion goes away. Add the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin powder, garam masala and the peas along with 1 tbsp water and give it a stir.

  • 02

    Transfer  this into a microwave proof dish, close it with its lid and microwave at high power for 3 minutes. To the above Peas mixture, add salt to taste, paneer cubes, cashew nuts, 3 tbsp water and mix gently.

  • 03

    Cover the dish and again microwave for another 2 minutes and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.



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