Paneer Matar (Cottage Cheese and Green Peas) Fry

Paneer and Matar is a great combination when it comes to lunch it could be prepared in any form like gravy or fry. This recipe doesn’t require any additional masala or spices, I prepared with some basic ingredients. This fry will go well with fried rice, pulao varieties and with plain rice as well.

The Nutritional breakdown of Matar Paneer fry per 200 gms is mentioned below, ‘*’ represents, the values are approximate.

  • Calories – 257
  • Total Fat – *15.4 g
  • Carbohydrates – *17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber – *3.1 g
  • Protein – *14.0 g
Paneer and Green Peas Fry
Paneer and Green Peas Fry

Ingredients:

  1. Cottage Cheese or Paneer – 250 g
  2. Matar or Green Peas – 100 g
  3. Onion – 1 medium size finely chopped
  4. Tomato – 1 medium size finely chopped
  5. Oil – 2 tbsps
  6. Turmeric and Chili powder – 1 tbsp
  7. Salt – required level
  8. Curry and Coriander leaves – few

Process:

Cut the Paneer into small cubes, peel and soak the Matar in water for few mins.

Paneer small cubes
Paneer small cubes

Get the ingredients ready, Heat the pan, add oil into that, Once it gets heated, add chopped onions and curry leaves into that. Saute well for few mins.

Onion and Curry leaves Sauteed in Oil
Onion and Curry leaves Sauteed in Oil

Then add chopped tomatoes into that, Saute everything well, after 2 mins, add salt, turmeric and chili powder into that. Mix everything well.

Tomatoes sauteed with onions
Tomatoes sauteed with onions

Once it starts to leave oil, add Matar (green peas) also into that. Mix everything well and close the pan and leave it to cook for 5 mins.

Matar added into Tomato paste
Matar added into Tomato paste

After 5 mins, add Paneer cubes also into that, Mix everything well. Occasionally stir gently to get the paneer blends into that mixture and cook for around 5 more mins.

Paneer cubes added
Paneer cubes added

Once everything blends well, Turn off the burner and transfer the fry into a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

Paneer and Green Peas Fry
Paneer and Green Peas Fry

Yummy Paneer Matar fry is ready to serve. 🙂

Happy Cooking 🙂

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Sumith says:

    Wow drooling on this!!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Malini says:

      Thank you so much Sumith. I am glad you liked it 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. kiranmag says:

    Ummmm …I can feel the aroma of it bieng cooked ..awakening my taste buds ….so mouth watering …it’s going to be our weekend special dish at home 😊😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Malini says:

      Wow. That’s nice. Thank you so much dear 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Man I wish I lived with you! Lol… That look so good.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Malini says:

      Ha ha.. 😊 Thanks for the compliment

      Liked by 1 person

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