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Green peas(mattar/mutter) and cheese curry
Published On: 11 Apr 2006
telugu: Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
kannada: Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
hindi: Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Gujarati: Aadu / Soonth
Urudu: Adrak / Adhrak
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Coriander Powder
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
English: Green Peas
telugu: Pachabatthani / Bataneelu / Gundusanighelu
Gujarati: Vatana / Mutter
Konkani: Attano / Batani
Marathi: Vatana / Mattar / Watane
Oriya: Matara / Matar
Punjabi: Kabli Chole / Mattar
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Grind ginger and garlic into a paste or crush them in a mortar and pestle.
Place pressure cooker on high flame and pour the oil into it.
When the oil is hot, add onions and fry till golden brown.
Add prepared ginger and garlic and stir for a few seconds.
Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt, tomatoes and 1/4 cup water or whey.
Stir occasionally and cook till tomatoes are pulpy and oil separates, for about 5 mins.
Add peas and saute for about 2 mins and add remaining water or whey.
Close cooker and bring to full pressure on high heat, then reduce heat and cook for another minute.
Remove cooker from heat and release pressure by slightly lifting the vent weight.
Open cooker and place it on medium heat and add paneer.
Simmer for about 5 mins and stir in garam masala powder.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
:- Serve hot.
:- I use either "Nanak" brand paneer or any brand of queso blanco (you can find it in any of the mexican stores or at costco). Queso blanco (queso = cheese; blanco = white) is paneer but most brands are salted..
:- You can also substitute paneer with extra firm tofu.
:-As always play around with the spices to suit your mood!
:- I find its tastier if you don¦t fry paneer and its also healthier!
Yummy tasty recipe..I
yummy recipe...my husband liked it.
This is the first time am trying a paneer dish.. Thank you for sharing this recipe... It came out yummy yummy :-)
This is a better recipe of Mattar Paneer, I have ever tried. Thanks for sharing it.
good recipe. more than my husband, my child liked it. have to adjust spicyness.
Nice recipe.It is simple to prepare.Please add more recipes.
The Mattar Paneer was simply superb...Do add in more veg. recipes .. Thank u so much for the recipe & Good luck
This dish was very tasty and flavorful. The best matar paneer recipe I have tried. Thank you Lekshmi!
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