Saturday, October 25, 2008

Paneer Mutter

Paneer/Cottage cheese is a protein rich food. There is a wide variety of popular dishes in India using Paneer as the main ingredient.


150 gm paneer
1/2 cup peas/mutter
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
6 green chillies split lenghtwise
1/4 cup chopped coriander + pudina leaves
1 tbsp kasuri methi
1 onion
4 tbsp cashew paste
1 cup milk
3 tbsp ghee or oil
salt to taste


1.Saute onion in 1 tbsp ghee and grind it to make a smooth paste.
2.Cut paneer into small cubes and shallow fry in ghee and keep aside.
3.Heat remaining ghee in a pan and saute the ginger garlic paste till it turns golden brown.
4.Add kasuri methi and saute.
5.Add coriander,pudina,green chillies and saute well.
6.Add the onion paste and saute.
7.Add cooked green peas and heat with the lid on for 2 minutes on medium flame.
8.Add the cashew paste,milk and salt.Let it boil.
9.Add paneer and switch off the flame when the curry begins to boil.

PS:Add more milk to loosen the gravy if required.

1 comment:

shanthi said...

Creamy and tempting