Mutter Paneer (Green Peas and Cottage Cheese Curry)















  1. Green Peas(Matar) – 1 cup
  2. Paneer (cottage cheese)cut into cubes – 250 gms
  3. Onion (medium,chopped) – 2
  4. Tomato (medium) – 2
  5. Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  8. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Green chilly (chopped) – 2
  11. kasoori methi powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Salt – to taste
  13. Coriander leaves – a few
  14. Oil


  1. Cut Paneer into cubes and fry until golden brown in color..
  2. Boil green peas and keep aside.
  3. Make a fine paste of onions,tomatoes and green chilly.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai.Fry cloves, bayleaves for few secs. Add the onion paste,ginger –garlic paste to it and fry on medium heat until oil separates from the mixture.
  5. Then add turmeric powder,chilly powder,coriander powder, kasoori methi powder,garam masala ,salt and mix well.
  6. Add green peas, paneer to it and boil for 4-5 mins with enough water to make thick gravy.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.


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11 Responses

  1. seena says:

    ippol ingottu varendiyirunnilla..I love chapathis with peas..can’t wait……………..

  2. Daily Meals says:

    Mutter paneer and rotis….yummy….

  3. viji says:

    Nice one prajusha. With pulkas it goes very well. Viji

  4. Keerthi says:

    Looks inviting Prajusha..I love these paneer curries with rotis combo…

  5. Asha says:

    A classic Matar Paneer, looks delicious!:))

  6. lissie says:

    thats a tasty recipe, prajusha! i will make it tonight and have it with rotis…:)

  7. lissie says:

    thats a tasty recipe, prajusha! i will make this tonight and have it with rotis…:)

  8. Nags says:

    peas curry kazhicha kaalam marannu 🙂 kollam ketto!

  9. Happy Cook says:

    Delicious recipe. I just had lunch with dal and chapati and i was saying to my hubby i should make a paneer dish, only thin i’ve to make paneer so that is a job i am lazy to do, but i am going to do one of these days

  10. remya says:

    Looks delicious…nice combo.i love paneer dishes….matter paneer is simple n tasty too….kalakki!!!!

  11. sirisha kilambi says:

    Hey looks yummm dear…I love Matar paneer 🙂

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