Thursday, May 21, 2015

MALAI MATTAR PANEER


This is a rich party dish.. perfect when you are entertaining. It is very mild in spices as well and definitely a kids delight. You can serve it with naans, rotis, parathas.. goes well with everything.

Ingredients:
Paneer ..         200 gms (cut into cubes)
Green peas ..... 1 cup (boiled)
Onion ... 1 large ( boil and blend it)
Cashewnuts .. 1/2 cup (soak and grind to paste)
Cream ..... 3-4 tbsps
Salt .... to taste
White pepper .. 1 tsp
Cumin powder . 1tsp
Turmeric powder .. 1/8 tsp (optional)
Chopped nuts .. for garnishing.
Oil or ghee .. as needed


Method:
1. Boil the onion adding 1 cup water. Cool it and grind to a paste.
2. Cut the paneer into cubes and fry them lightly.
3. Heat oil or ghee in a pan and saute the onion paste adding salt, turmeric and cumin powder.
4. Tip in the green peas and chilli powder.
5. Add the cashewnut paste and 1 cup water. (or little more if you want to have more gravy)
6. Let it simmer for half a minute. Now add the paneer pieces and stir carefully.
7. After simmering for a minute, add the cream and mix very gently without breaking the paneer pieces.
 Garnish with chopped nuts and a spoonful of cream before serving.




5 comments:

  1. this looks scrumptious yummy and one of my fav yummy

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  2. Malai paneer in super rich gravy...I doubt my family will like it...hmm I think I should prepare it for my guest to impress them ;)
    Thnx for sharing the recipe.

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  3. Looks rich and creamy..reaal mouth watering dish.

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  4. Oh fantastic yummy recipe .Thanks for linking in my event

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