Matar Paneer

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 143.7
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.7 mg
  • Sodium: 652.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 10.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    Peas, fresh, 1 cup
    paneer low fat home made 200 grams
    Sunflower Oil, 1.5 tbsp
    Onions, raw, .5 cup, chopped
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 2 large whole (3" dia)
    Ginger Root, 1 tsp
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Chili powder, 1 tsp
    Turmeric, ground, 1 tsp


Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed wok. Start by adding the chopped ginger and onions and cook on a low flame with a pinch of salt till they soften and turn light brown. At this stage, add the tomatoes with the turmeric powder. Stir well and cook for 5-7 minutes, till mushy.
Remove the contents of the wok and blend to a fine puree in a blender, once cooled throughly. You may use upto 1/2 cup water to aid the blending process.
In the same wok, transfer the fine puree. Season with spice powders (red chilli powder, garam masala) and salt. Simmer for 3-4 minutes till the gravy is infused with the spices.
Add the frozen / boiled green peas to this gravy and simmer for 5 minutes, after which the paneer cubes go in. Simmer for another 2 minutes, check for salt,
Matar paneer is ready . serve with hot chapaties or rice.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REKHAKAKR.

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