Malai Matar Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese & Peas In Rich Creamy Gravy)

Succulent paneer pieces and fresh green peas in rich creamy gravy is amazing.

Usashi Mandal
Malai Matar Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese & Peas In Rich Creamy Gravy)
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Paneer is every vegetarian’s favourite, as we can make so many types of dishes using this single ingredient. Malai Matar Paneer is a vegetarian dish braised in cashewnut based gravy. Succulent paneer pieces and fresh green peas in rich creamy gravy is amazing. It is good with both rice preparation or roti/parathas. 

Serve Malai Matar Paneer along with Lauki Raita, Kachumber Salad and Phulkas for a weekday meal with your family.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paneer Recipes such as

  1. Paneer Kalimirch Recipe
  2. Paneer Pasanda Recipe
  3. Achari Paneer Tikka Recipe

Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts , paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Poppy seeds , paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Green Chilli , paste
  • 1/2 cup Onion , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , paste
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves , chopped

How to make Malai Matar Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese & Peas In Rich Creamy Gravy)

  1. To begin making the Malai Matar Paneer recipe, in a kadai/wok heat oil and add garlic paste. As it turns light brown, add chopped onion. Fry onion until the onion becomes soft and translucent.

  2. Next, add poppy seed paste, green chilli paste, coriander powder, salt, sugar and cook it for about 5 minutes. 

  3. After 5 minutes, add green peas and yogurt. Cook the same for about 3 to 4 minutes. Once the green peas are soft, add paneer cubes and give a stir. 

  4. Add 1/2 cup of warm water and let it cook for 5 minutes.

  5. After 5 minutes, add cashew nut paste and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes. 

  6. Check seasoning and garnish it with some chopped coriander leaves and give a stir.  Malai Matar Paneer is ready to serve.

  7. Serve Malai Matar Paneer along with Lauki RaitaKachumber Salad and Phulkas for a weekday meal with your family.

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