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Matter Paneer

There are so many recipes that uses paneer (cottage cheese). Some take a lot of prep work , some are quick and easy. Some take a lot of spices, some go down with simplest of spices.

Matter Paneer is a very simple easy to make paneer recipe that goes great with naan, root, paratha as well as rice.


  1. Paner: 1 packet defrosted and cut into cubes.
  2. Green Peas: 1/2 cup 
  3. Potato: 1 medium cut into cubes
  4. Onion: 1 mdium finely chopped
  5. Tomato: 1 medim finely chopped
  6. green chili: 2 finely chopped
  7. Mutton/Chicken Curry Powder: 1tsp
  8. Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  9. Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
  10. Oil: 2 tsp
  11. salt : as per taste
  12. Coriander Leaves: for Garnish


Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in pan and fry the paneer cubes from 1-2 minutes.
In a pan heat  rest of the oil add the chopped onion, tomato and green chill together. Sprinkle a pinch of salt, cover and cook the mix cook till tomato is all cooked up and mushy. Add chili powder, turmeric, Mutton/Chicken curry powder and salt to taste. Cook the masala till all the raw smell is gone and oil oozes out. Add the potato cubes and fry for 2-3 mins. Add the green peas mix and add 1cup of water and bring it to a boil. Once the potatoes are almost done add the paneer cubes and cube till potatoes are well done. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with hot chapati, naan or rice.

This is a quick recipe that does not need a lot of prep work and tastes great.

Try this out and do let me know.

Till then happy blogging


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