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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

SPICY MUTTER PANEER / JAIN SPICY MUTTER PANEER / MATAR PANEER (JAIN)

SPICY MUTTER PANEER / JAIN SPICY MUTTER PANEER / MATAR PANEER (JAIN)

INGREDIENTS:

Paneer - 200 gms (cut into cubes)
Mutter - 1/2 cup (shelled or frozen peas)
Tomatoes - 2
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1” stick
Cloves - 3 pieces
Cashewnuts - 5 whole
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Curd - 1 tablespoon (optional)
Oil - 3 tbsp
Coriander leaves - few
Salt - to taste

METHOD:

Cut paneer into cubes. Boil mutter in water until cooked , drain and keep aside.

Soak  jeera, cinnamon, clove and cashewnuts in hot water for 10 to 15 mins and grind to a fine paste. Blanch and puree the tomatoes separately and keep aside.


Heat oil in a kadai. Add the tomato puree. Saute well. 
Add the ground paste and saute for a few minutes. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder and saute until oil leaves the sides.

Add curd while continuously stirring. Add the paneer cubes, boiled peas(matar), salt and allow it to cook for a few minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with  any Indian flat bread.


6 comments :

  1. MY TONGUE IS WATERING. WILL YOU ENSURE WE GET THIS TO EAT........ SIVAN

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  2. Delicious ,drooling over here dear :)

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  3. This looks so creamy and tasty. I have always 'missed' the onion flavour while making Jain gravy, this recipe inspires me to try it out.

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