Matar Paneer is one of the most popular North Indian paneer dishes. It is a simple preparation which can be made with the easily available, everyday ingredients in our kitchen. Be it a simple weekday lunch or a fancy dinner party, a well-made Matar Paneer is always a delight! For a truly authentic and seasonal experience, make your Matar Paneer with freshly peeled peas during the winters.
- MAGGI Bhuna Masala Gravy 1 pack
- Turmeric Powder ½ teaspoon
- Red Chilli Powder ½ teaspoon
- Coriander Powder 1 teaspoon
- Peas 200 gms, shelled
- Paneer 300 gms, cut into cubes
- Water 2 cups (300 ml)
- Salt To taste
- Coriander Leaves 2 tablespoons, chopped
Instead of using chopped paneer, you can add grated paneer to the gravy and top it with a tablespoon of cream, for a fabulous Malai Matar Twist! Matar paneer a simple vegetarian dish, is liked and consumed by people of all age groups. This popular and easy paneer dish is made with paneer and peas, mingled in a tomato-based gravy and Indian spices. We have used MAGGI Bhuna Masala Gravy, which helps prepare the recipe without any extra oil. Paneer and peas are both good sources of protein and this dish meets more than 26% of the daily requirement for protein and 50% of the daily requirement for calcium.
The Health Tip
In place of paneer, tofu can be used to reduce the fat content. Add beaten curd to the gravy, to enhance the calcium content of the dish.
The Right Serve 1 medium bowl The recommended portion size is 1 medium bowl of 70-80 gms.
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