Matar Paneer Recipe
One of the top selling dishes in any vegetarian restaurant when it comes to Punjabi / North Indian cuisine. Here is a recipe of Matar Paneer. Hope you like it.
Slice about 2 onions and 2-3 big tomatoes.
In a pan heat oil and into the pan add above sliced onion and tomato. Additionally put 5-6 cloves of garlic and 1 inch ginger piece.
Let it cook for about 10 mins.
When its mushy, turn of the flame and let it cool down.
Once cooled, blend it in a smooth paste.
In a tadka pan dry roast about 1 tbs Besan ( Gram Flour )Keep it aside.
In the same pan we used earlier, add 3 tbs oil. Once heated, add 1 tbs Jeera, Hing, Bay leaf, 2-3 pieces of cardamom. Saute it for 2-3 mins.
Now into this add 1 big onion- finely chopped. Let it cook till it becomes brown.
Now add 1 tbs of Ginger Garlic paste. Let it cook for another 2-3 mins.
Into this add the Onion Tomato puree we had prepared. Keep stirring and cook for next 5 mins.
Add turmeric and coriander powder 1 tsp each.
Into this add 1tsp ( or as per your taste ) Red chili powder and salt and roasted Besan.
Add 1 cup green peas and 1 tsp Garam masala.
Let it simmer for next 10 mins on a medium flame.
Add about one cup water and stir.
Now add about 10-12 cubes of Paneer.
Slow cook for next 5 mins.
Garnish it with coriander.
Serve it with Hot Naan.