matar paneer recipe

Matar Paneer Recipe

This Matar Paneer recipe is a wholesome North Indian dish that is made from fresh paneer and green peas. It is simmered along with Saffola Oats and tomatoes to make the gravy light and healthy. Serve this delicious recipe along with hot Phulkaas for a light weeknight dinner.

Cooking time
30 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
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48

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

33

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than regular recipe since oats is used in it. It is also low in total fat and is rich in calcium.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams paneer
  • 200 grams fresh peas, tender
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 onions
  • 1” piece ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 100ml tomato puree {store bought}
  • 1 teaspoon whole jeera
  • 1/4 teaspoon haldi
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon dhania powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 packet Saffola Masala Oats
  • water as required to make gravy
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander, finely chopped, for garnish
  • lime juice if desired

How to make Matar Paneer

  • Grind the onions, ginger and garlic to a paste
  • Heat oil. Add jeera, when it splutters, add the ground onion ginger garlic paste. Sauté until light brown and fragrant
  • Add the dry spices and sauté briefly, and then add the peas
  • Stir fry for 2 minutes until brightly colored {if peas are hard, microwave for 2 minutes before using}
  • Add the tomato puree and simmer until the sides leave oil
  • Now add the oats and fry for 1 minute. Add about 1/2 cup water and stir continuously until it begins to form thick gravy 
  • Stir in the paneer and cook on simmer, covered, for 5 minutes
  • Add more water as required. Taste and adjust seasoning. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander. Add a dash of lime juice. Serve hot

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Comments

One of the best matar paneer

My family enjoyed it... Fit foodie rocks

Jul 05, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

masala...

u can add Everest kitchen king masala for paneer dishes if u want.

Feb 26, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Good recipe

I liked it very much... Healthy and tasty recipe

Feb 19, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Matar paneer recipe

Surely one of the best recipe of matar paneer I have been.. thanks again

Feb 11, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Good recipes of paneer

V very nice recipe of matar paneer

Feb 04, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Nice recipe

V very nice recipe of matar paneer

Feb 03, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Amazing Matar paneer

Fantastic recipes of paneer you have

Feb 02, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Matar paneer recipe

This was a very good recipe for paneer lovers. Surely will recommend this website to my close friends

Jan 21, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Matar paneer recipe

Very very Delicious matar paneer recipe

Jan 21, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

V nice

Mouth watering matar paneer

Jan 19, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Delicious recipe

V nice recipe of matar paneer

Jan 17, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Kunal kapoor rocks

One of the best chefs of India. This is surely one of the best matar paneer I have made it.thanks for such recipes

Jan 14, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Nice matar paneer

My really enjoyed this matar paneer. Thanks for such recipes saffola fit foodie

Jan 14, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Best Matar pander recipe

I liked it very much try uploading more Punjabi recipes

Jan 14, 2017

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Good recipe

One of the best matar paneer recipe.. keep the good work up fit foodie rocks

Jan 08, 2017

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Good recipe

Very good recipe for matar paneer

Dec 28, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

very gd

Sare dishes bht h delicious h nd dikhne mi b khubsurat h apke tarah chef kunal sir....

Dec 20, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

reciepe

khub bhaloooooo

Dec 12, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Nice recipe

Simple and healthy matar paneer

Oct 11, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

good recipe

Thnxxxxx for sharing this nice matar paneer recipe

Oct 08, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Very good

Good recipe for matar paneer

Oct 08, 2016

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
2

matar paneer

it is too good to see and test..............................*

Sep 29, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Matar paneer

Awesome recepie

Sep 28, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Try this matar paneer recipe once

Delicious yummy n very nice matar paneer..

Sep 27, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Very nice recipe

Good recipe thanks for sharing such recipe.

Sep 27, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Very delicious and healthy matar paneer recipe

Evry 1 in my house like whn i made it last weekend

Sep 27, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Mr

Nice Recipe

Sep 26, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Awesome matar paneer recipe

Good recipe I liked it

Sep 24, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

matar paneer is good

Matar Paneer with oats strange but still healthy and tasty

Sep 20, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Thanksssss

Good and healthy recipe

Sep 20, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

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