May 13, 2011

Mutter Paneer curry

paneer dishes will always be on top list of any occasion menu..whether it's a marriage or husband is fond of paneer dishes , so that's understood, u can smell it more often from my kitchen..:)
it tastes good with all fresh ingredients and easy to make ..i personally like adding raisins paneer dishes..I usually make this, with fresh paneer so need not to fry them , but if u like u can fry them also...
let's take a look ...on

Fresh paneer                       200gm or 1/2lb
onion                                    1 medium size
ginger                                   1/4 inch size
garlic                                     3-4 small pieces
tomato                                   1 big size
turmeric powder                  1/2tsp
coriander powder                1/2tsp
chilli powder                         1/2tsp
garam masala                       1/2tsp
cumin seeds                           1tsp
fenugreek leaves or
dry kasoori methi                  1tsp
peas                                        1/2cup
whipping cream                    1-2tsp

sugar                                       1/2tsp
oil or butter                            1-2tsp  
salt acc. to taste
coriander chopped for garnishing


  • Heat a pan on medium. Pour oil and add cumin, ginger chopped , garlic roughly chopped , cook for few sec.
  • Add roughly chopped onion , cook until become light brown then add tomato( in big pieces, no need to chop finely as we will grind it later.)
  • Add 1cup water and let it cook for few minutes .
  • Switch of the burner and let it cool.
  • Grind the whole mixture to a fine paste.
  • Heat another pan , put some butter and pour the grinded mixture .
  • Add all spices , salt, kasoori methi  , peas .
  • Cook it on medium  for few minutes and add cream, sugar and paneer cubes.( no need to fry the paneer if it is fresh )
  • Let it cook for another few sec. and switch the burner off and cover it.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with chappati , naan or tandoori roti and rice. ENJOY!!


  1. how could this lovely dish go without a comment!!

    i'm so sorry for my delay in accepting on food buzz...thnx so much....

  2. thanks for the compliment n comment...:)

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  4. It looks so yummy, I can't wait to come and eat at your home.