Mutter Peas Masala / Paneer Peas curry

by - February 04, 2013


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

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38 comments

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

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  2. wow!creamy curry is looking heavenly

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  3. Real tempting one...
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  4. one of my all time favorite curries..my go to whenever I eat vegetarian Indian

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  5. Looks so creamy, delish and beautiful

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  6. mouthwatering and very tempting clicks!!! perfect side with roti!!!
    Sowmya
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  7. That gravy looks rich and beautiful color

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  8. Wow, the selection of produce is amazing!

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  9. i love paneer...tempting clicks

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

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  11. masala looks so tempting and delicious..

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

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

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  14. Figerlicking good paneer peas curry.

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

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  15. love it,
    looks creamy and delicious :)

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  16. all time fav masala.:)yummy clicks:)

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  17. Honey, cream would surely make this yummy paneer gravy

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

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  19. Amazing clicks dear and simply wonderful recipe. Mouthwatering here.

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

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  21. Delicious and flavorful gravy.. My favorite.

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

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  23. Wat a delightful,rich looking curry,inviting.

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  24. Rich and delicious dish with paneer.

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  25. Love how rich and creamy that looks - yum yum!

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  26. Great Recipe....look fabulous and perfectly done

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