Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Methi malai matar with paneer

Below ingredients serves 4 to 5 people
2 tbl spoon - Ghee
1 bowl - Milk or 1/4 bowl - Cream (add more per your taste)
1 bowl - Green peas
1.5 lb - Paneer (around 1/2 box of 2.5 lb Gopi paneer)
2 tbl spoon - Kasoori methi
Whole garam masala (1 Bay leaf, 2 Cardamom, 4 black pepper, 2 cloves)
1/2 tbl spoon - Garam masala powder

For gravy
1 big onion chopped
1 small tomato chopped
1 green chili chopped
8 to 10 Cashews
1 tbl spoon Poppy seeds
4 cloves of Garlic
Small piece of Ginger


  1. For gravy - In a pan add 1 tbl spoon ghee, add ginger, garlic, chili and onion. Once onion is cooked add tomatoes. Blend above with cashews and poppy seeds. 
  2. In the pan, add remaining ghee, add whole garam masala, add gravy and salt to it. Once gravy is cooked, add milk or cream. Let it cook for some more time. Add green peas and paneer. Add kasoori methi and sprinkle garam masala in the end and cook for 10 to 15 mins. I added little bit of sugar and red chili powder as well. 

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