Matar Paneer With Chapathi


1 cup fresh boiled green peas

100 gms paneer cut into cubes

5 tsp oil

1 finely chopped onions

1 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp turmeric/ haldi powder

1 tsp kitchen king masala or garam masala powder

2 tsp kasuri methi/ dry fenugreek powder

Salt to taste

Chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup milk

For the masala paste

1 big onion roughly chopped

1/2 inch ginger

4 garlic cloves

8 cashew nuts

1 red chilli

 2 chopped tomatoes

Boil onion, tomatoes, red chilli and cashew nuts in 1/4 cup water for 10 minutes

Let it cool. Blend it with ginger and garlic. Make a smooth paste, and keep aside.


  • Heat oil, fry chopped onions till transparent. Add the ground masala paste and saute for 5-10 minutes
  • Put red chilli powder,garam masala and turmeric powder, saute for 2 minutes
  • Now add the boiled green peas and paneer cubes, salt to taste and little water. Let it boil for 5 minutes
  • Add in the milk, Kasuri methi and give a quick boil.
  • Turn off the flame, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with poori or chapati.
  • If you want to make it richer you can add 1/4 cup fresh cream.


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