Mutter paneer

 Cottage cheese and peas cooked in mild spicy sauce.

For this gravy you need

15 - 20 nos. of paneer cubes 
1 cup of peas
1/2 tsp. of dry fenugreek leaves
2 tbsp. of fresh cream

For grinding

2 onions
2 green chillies
3 tomatoes
1 tsp. of aniseed
1 bay leaf
1" cinnamon stick 
10 nos. of cashews
1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
1 tsp. of chilli powder
2 tsp. of coriander powder
1/2 tsp. of garam masala powder


Heat oil in a pan, add the aniseed , bay leaf, and cinnamon, saute them.

Add the chopped onions, saute until they turn translucent.

Add green chillies,saute for a  min.

Add the  tomatoes and cashews along with turmeric ,coriander,chilli and garam masala powders. Mix them well.  saute them well until  the tomatoes gets cooked well.

Allow it to cool and grind them to a smooth paste adding little water.

Now coming to the gravy part.


Heat a tsp. of ghee , in a pan and fry the paneer until golden brown.

Heat oil in a pan, add the peas and dry fenugreek leaves, saute them for 3 mins.

Now add the grinded paste and allow it to cook with the peas for about 5 - 10 mins.

Finally add the cream and the paneer cubes along with salt,allow it to cook  for 10 mins. in low flame.

Tasty Mutter Paneer is ready to serve...

Technorati Tags: ,,,,
Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)


Please Select Embedded Mode To Show The Comment System.*

Previous Post Next Post