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Malaidaar Muttar Paneer

Malaidaar dish

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

Malai mutter Paneer goes best with Naan, chapatti, or Pulao.

Ingredients vegetarian 8 servings


    • 400 gms Paneer, chopped into medium sized cubes
    • 4 cups fresh peas
    • 4 tomatoes
    • 4 onions
    • ½ cup crushed cashew nuts roasted
    • 4 tsp ginger garlic paste
    • 1 cup fresh cream
    • 6 tbsp of vegetable oil
    • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
    • 2 tsp masala powder
    • 6 cardamoms
    • 2 tsp red chili powder
    • 1 tbsp of cumin seeds
    • Salt and red chili powder  to taste

    Directions

    1. In a non stick pan heat oil.
    2. Grind the onions into fine paste with poppy seeds, cumin seeds and ginger, garlic.
    3. Now, pour the onion mixture and cook until it turns to thick gravy for about 10 to 12 minutes.
    4. Add salt and red chili powder.
    5. Now add the peas to it and cover the pan and cook for another 4 minutes.
    6. Add the fresh cream to the above mixture and cook for 10 minutes.
    7. Turn the heat to very low heat and add paneer cubes cook for 5 minutes.
    8. Now add the cashew nuts.
    9. Stir well and cook without heat. Turn off the gas.
    10. Garnish with fresh coriander / dhaniya and serve with naan or pulao.

    Comments

    Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad

    Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad

    Hi Chitra...i tried this out for my last week potluck & it was very tasty. Everyone like it. Good work!

    nina maria

    very tasty

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Hi Rupa, It is Garam Masala powder actually...I missed "Garam" word :) in the recipe..sorry. enjoy..

    rupa

    rupa

    hi, what is masala powder???pls specify..thanx...rupa

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Hi Priya, You can grate the tomatoes seperately not with onions. After the onions turn golden brown add tomatoes paste also, then go to step 4. Sorry I skipped it.. Chitra

    PRIYA

    hi nice recipie. vil try it. can i know wat should i do the tomatoes. grind with onions or put it seperately

    Honey

    This reminds me of traditional indian marriage.......shaadi ka khana.........great work, keep it up.

    vicky

    By your method everyone on here should have all their recipes in the most popular list.

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Thanks Surangama, Your appreciation keeps me going.

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Thanks Veere, please try making it and let me know the feedback

    Surangama.Sharma.

    Chitraji you post excellent recipes, thanks a lot, keep up the good work!

    Veere

    Seems to be tasty treat, will try.

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Sorry forgot to mention Kasuri Methi add 1 tbsp of Kasuri Methi with Salt and Red chili powder in step 4.

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