Saturday, January 8, 2011

Mutter Panner / Greenpeas with Cottage cheese

A very easy vegetable curry, goes as a side dish for chapathi/roti. Vegetarians as well as non vegans,equally would love this dish. Again its Paneer, so be careful!



  1. Paneer/cottage cheese ,cut into cubes- 1 cup
  2. Green peas- 1/2 cup
  3. Onion-1 big
  4. Green chillies- 2
  5. Garlic- 2 pods
  6. Ginger- 1 inch piece
  7. Tomato sauce- 2 Tablespoon
  8. Cinnamon -1 small stick
  9. Cloves- 2
  10. Cumin seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  11. Red chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
  12. Salt-1 teaspoon
  13. Turmeric powder- a pinch
  14. Garam Masala- 1/2 teaspoon
  15. Oil- 1 tablespoon
  16. Water
  17. Coriander leaves for garnishing
  1. Dry roast cloves,cinnamon,cumin seeds
  2. Grind them with Cut onion, green chillies,garlic and ginger adding little water
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Shalow fry the paneer cubes till light brown and drain aside
  5. To the same pan, add the ground paste to the oil and stir well on low flame till the raw smell is gone
  6. Add the chilly powder,turmeric powder,garam masala
  7. Add the green peas,fried paneer cubes,1 cup water cover and cook in low flame for another 10 mins(Be careful not to mash up the florets)
  8. Add the tomato sauce and mix well.
  9. Test the taste and adjust spices if required.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves 
Serve hot with chapathi/roti.

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