Thursday, 23 June 2011

Matar paneer

Ingredients -

Paneer - 250 gms
Ginger paste -1 tbs
Garlic paste - 1 tbs
Onion grated - 2 medium size
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Cumin powder -   2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt   - to taste
Tomatoes chopped - 2 large
Peas -  1 cup
Coriander chopped 1 tbsp
Oil -  6 tbsp
Water - 1/2 cup

 Method -

Heat  a deep frying pan and put the oil in it. Cut the paneer into small cubes and fry them till  they turn light brown and  keep them aside.
In the same frying pan add the onions and fry till they turn golden brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste, stir for  a few seconds, and then add turmeric, cumin , coriander powders , salt and keep stirring  on a low heat, then put chopped tomatoes and peas, and keep frying till the oil separates. Keep adding little bit of  water till the peas are cooked. Add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to boil , after that add the paneer and simmer it for about 5 minutes, mix in the garam masala powder and take it off the gas, garnish it with a bit of cream or coriander leaves and serve it hot with rumali roti, chapati or paranthas.

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