|Mutter Paneer ( Peas & Paneer cooked in a Rich Cashew Sauce )|
I love peas a lot...I always have a bag of frozen peas in my freezer...It is always nice to eat peas and paneer together...Paneer is a indian cottage cheese that is soft and it wont melt down when it is fried..This recipe is a green creamy dish that goes well will anything...This dish is very mild one,I have another method of making this dish I will post soon,that version is little bit spicer...
Onion-1 chopped finely
Paneer / Cottage Cheese-1 cup cubed
Frozen Peas-2 cups
Coriander leaves / Cilantro-1 cup
Thick Curd- ½ cup
Milk / Heavy Cream-1/2 cup
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a kadai and fry the paneer pieces till golden brown..Drain it and soak it in water till ready to use.
Add cashews and onions in the remaining oil and fry till golden brown.
Drain this and put it in the blender along with coriander leaves and green chilli and make it into a fine paste.
Now add cumin seeds to the remaining oil and crackle it.
Add the ground masala to this..Add coriander powder,garam masala powder,salt and sugar and mix well.
Cook till oil separates.Throw in the frozen peas and peas and mix well.
Add required amount of water and bring that to boil..Simmer and cook till the peas is cooked.
Mix in the curd and milk in this...Bring this to boil and simmer for 5 mins.
Serve hot with roti..
|Grab your ingrediants|
|Fry paneer pieces and soak them in water till ready to use|
|Fry onion and cashew in oil...|
|Grind that with coriander leaves and green chilli|
|Saute cumin in oil...|
|add in the green paste and mix well..|
|add in coriander powder|
|and some garam masala powder..|
|add in some salt and sugar|
|cook till oil separates|
|add in peas...|
|and fried paneer pieces|
|pour in some water and bring it to boil|
|cook till the peas is cooked..|
|add in yoghurt|
|add in milk or cream...|
|simmer it for 5 min...|
|Serve it with roti...|
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