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Monday, February 04, 2013

Mutter Peas Masala / Paneer Peas curry


Mutter Peas Masala / Paneer Peas curry

      
        Today recipe is from Tarla Dalal's cookbook "Paneer" for Blogging Marathon "Cooking from a cook" theme.  This delicious version is very simple to make but as its own flavours.. Try this once and sure you will save it in your top menu list...
 
Total time: 35 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4 ~ 5
Sources: Paneer by Tarla Dalal



INGREDIENTS:
3 Cups Paneer, cut into cubes
1 cup Fresh or cooked green peas or frozen peas
1 tsp kasuri methi
1/4 cup onions, chopped
1 green chili, chopped
2 tbsp butter

To be ground into a paste
1 cup onions, chopped
1 inch ginger piece
6 ~ 7 garlic cloves
2 tbsp broken cashews

Other Ingredients:
2 cups tomato puree
1 tsp Red chili powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup fresh cream
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Method:
Preparation:
  • Boil 5 ~ 6 medium size toamtoes with required water for 5 ~ 10 minutes.
  • Drain and Peel the skin, Puree it using blander and strain the same and discard the residue.
  • Roast the paneer with required oil till slight brown in color.
  • Grind the grinding ingredients into fine paste.
Cooking:
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add ground paste and cook till it is light brown in colour.
  • Add chili powder and tomato puree and cook it for few minutes.
  • Add cumin powder, garam masala powder and 1/2 cup of water and cook for some time till the oil separates from the masala. Keep it aside.
  • In another pan, melt the butter, add crushed kasuri methi, onions, green chili, and cook till the onions are lightly browned.
  • Add fresh or cooked peas and fry for few minutes.
  • Add this to the tomato gravy along with honey, milk, cream and paneer. Adjust salt to taste and bring the mixture to boil.
  • Serve hot with rotis or naan.

Mutter Peas Masala / Paneer Peas curry

38 comments :

Manju said...

All time favorite..

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Beautiful clicks and the combo of mutter and paneer cannot go wrong :)

Vimitha Anand said...

Love this combo... yummy gravy

Santosh Bangar said...

wow!creamy curry is looking heavenly

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Real tempting one...
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Chef Mireille said...

one of my all time favorite curries..my go to whenever I eat vegetarian Indian

Priti S said...

Looks so creamy, delish and beautiful

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

mouthwatering and very tempting clicks!!! perfect side with roti!!!
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rekhas kitchen said...

That gravy looks rich and beautiful color

Padmajha PJ said...

Looks very creamy and tasty :)

cquek said...

Wow, the selection of produce is amazing!

faiza kader said...

i love paneer...tempting clicks

Meena Selvakumaran said...

Love to try this , with addition of honey.looks yum

Arthy Suman said...

masala looks so tempting and delicious..

Srivalli said...

Looks absolutely delicious Saras..very rich and inviting..

priya satheesh said...

Tempting and love this!!!

Shanavi said...

Looks extremely delicious..Love the plate and all in all I love everything..

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Figerlicking good paneer peas curry.

today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/02/soru-chakuli-eastern-indian-dosa.html

Maha Gadde said...

Delicious luking gravy....

Aruna Manikandan said...

love it,
looks creamy and delicious :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

SUPER yummy...
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Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

all time fav masala.:)yummy clicks:)

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Honey, cream would surely make this yummy paneer gravy

PT said...

i have this book and the collection is awesome isn't it :) like this curry with naan..

divya said...

Amazing clicks dear and simply wonderful recipe. Mouthwatering here.

Mahi said...

My hubby's favourite dish! Looks creamy n delicious!

ANU said...

awesome curry...nice clicks...
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Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said...

Looks very appetizing!

DivyaGCP said...

Delicious and flavorful gravy.. My favorite.

Savitha Ganesan said...

Drooling over your peas paneer..love to have it with roti.

Aysha said...

Superdelicious recipe.....

Shanthi said...

Looks wonderful and healthy too :)

Priya said...

Wat a delightful,rich looking curry,inviting.

Suma Gandlur said...

Looks very rich and colorful.

Pavani said...

Rich and delicious dish with paneer.

Priya said...

Love how rich and creamy that looks - yum yum!

Gayathri Kumar said...

Curry looks absolutely delicious...

Preeti Garg said...

Great Recipe....look fabulous and perfectly done

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