Mutter Paneer

One of the favorite dish in most of our homes. A small twist, I haven’t used any onion or garlic but have used cashew for a rich gravy. Try it and let me know how you liked it.


Mutter / Peas — 2 cups

Paneer cubes — 2 cups

Tomatoes — 3

Cashews —3 tablespoons

Ginger — 1/2 inch piece

Kasturi methi — 1 tablespoon

Red chili powder — 1/2 teaspoon

Gram masala — 1/2 teaspoon

Salt — 1 1/4 teaspoon

Oil — 2 tablespoons .


Soak cashews in a glass of water for half an hour and grind into a smooth paste. Grind the tomatoes separately into a purée . Heat oil in a deep pan ,add the grated ginger,saute. Add the tomato purée ,salt,red chili powder and gram masala. Stir and cook for two minutes. Now add the cashew paste,stir and further cook for two minutes . Add the peas cover and cook till you see the oil on the surface . Crush the Kasturi methi in-between your palms and add it to the gravy. Add the paneer cubes,stir cover and cook for further 3-4 minutes . Your Mutter Paneer is ready . Enjoy it with hot rotis or pooris.

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