Muttor Paneer is the most widespread north Indian vegetarian recipe. Also, not to forget that any Indian Restaurant is bound to have this dish on top of the menu. It is extremely simple to make and very delicious at the same time. If you want to impress your near and dear ones with a rich creamy gravy, try this out.
What You Need:
Paneer Cubes 250 grams
Grees Peas 1 cup
Onion 2 small
Tomatoes 4 small
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp
Oil 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Green Cardamom 2
Cinnamon Stick 1
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt To Taste
Cashew Nuts 5-6 whole
Garam Masala 1 tsp
Kasuri Methi 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves 2 tbsp chopped
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
1Green Chili 1 finely chopped
Milk ½ cup
Steps to Make:
Soak Cashew in Warm milk for 15 minutes and grind to paste.
Boil some water in a pan. Add turmeric powder and add Paneer cubes to it. Switch off the flame.
This is how you cure Paneer. No need to do this step if paneer is made at home.
Heat oil in a pan. Add sugar (tip: makes the gravy red in color)
Add cumin seeds. Add all whole spices.
Add chopped green chilies.
Grind onion and tomato together in a grinder.
Add this to the pan.
Add ginger garlic paste.Cook till onion and tomato leave oil.
Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and mix. Cook for 2-3 minutes more.
Add green peas . Cover and cook till peas turns soft.
Add Paneer cubes. Add kasuri methi, garam masala and salt to taste.
Add Cashew Paste.Cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
Add coriander leaves chopped and mix.
Serve hot with Roti or Rice.