Matar Paneer I
Cottage cheese with green peas
- 400 gms of paneer (cottage cheese), cut into 1-inch cubes and fried till lightly brown on all sides
- 2 cups onions, finely chopped
- 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
- 1 cup frozen green peas
- 2 – 3 green chillies, finely chopped
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
- ½ tsp red chili powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- ½ tsp garam masala
- tbsp cumin seeds
- salt, to taste
- 2 tbsp cooking oil
- 2 cups of water es, chopped for garnish
- ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves
- Add cumin seeds to warm oil and let it begin to sizzle. Add in onions and fry till they turn slightly brown.
- Add green chillies and tomatoes and cook till all the juices dry up and it forms a thick consistency.
- Add ginger-garlic paste, tomato paste, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric and salt and cook till fragrant and all spices blend in nicely.
- Add water and let it come to a boil. Throw in paneer pieces and Peas, and cover cook for 10-15 minutes.
- Sprinkle garam masala and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
- Serve warm with rotis or naan.
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