Thursday, January 31, 2013

Paneer Peas Masala

Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves           : 2

This Recipe was in my draft for a long time, but couldn't post it due to my tight schedule.. Today i thought of writing a post somehow in my busy schedule.. Paneer is my favourite recipe and I make it often. This goes well with Chapathi/Roti, Naan.


Paneer250 gms
SaltTo Taste
Turmeric Powder1/4 tsp
Red Chilli Powder1 tsp
Green Chilies2
Curd2 tsp
Kasturi MethiAs Required (Optional)
Coriander LeavesAs Required
Sesame OilAs Required

To Grind:
Garlic4 cloves
PepperCorns1 tsp
Coriander Powder1 tsp
Garam masala1/4 tsp

  1. Cut Paneer into small equal cubes and keep aside. 
  2. In a Pan, heat Sesame Oil and saute Onion till it turns to light golden brown. remove from the flame and keep it aside. In the same pan, saute Tomatoes and remove from the flame. Grind the items mentioned in "To Grind" section to a fine paste along with the Onion and Tomato.
  3. In the same pan, heat enough oil and add green chillies, ground paste, Peas and stir for few mins. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, Salt, Kasturi Methi and stir well. If required add some water. 
  4. Wait til the Oil gets seperated. At this stage, add curd and stir well. Add Paneer cubes. 
  5. Allow to boil for few minutes in medium flame.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves, Green chillies and serve hot.

  7. Tips:
    • Add freshly ground ginger-garlic paste to get good taste.
    • You can also take Tomato Puree.
    • Wait till the ground paste separates from the oil properly so that the raw smell won't be there after cooking. 


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