Mutter Paneer

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Serves: 4

200 gms Paneer (Fresh)

1 cup green peas (shelled)
1/4 cup well beaten yogurt.
4 Tbspoon oil
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp dried mango powder
1/2 tsp garam masala

Paste:
200 gms tomato puree
2 medium sized onions
1/2 inch piece of ginder
2 cloves
Seeds of 1 black cardamom

Mutter Paneer

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Grind onions, ginger, tomato puree, cloces and black cardomom to a smooth paste in a mixer.

Heat oil in a wok (kadhai). Add the onion-tomato puree paste. Cook covered on high heat for 5 minutes till quite dry.

Remove cover and cook, stirring frequently for 8-10 minutes till very thick and absolutely dry.

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, dry mango powder and garam masala. Reduce heat and cook for 5
minutes more till oil separates. The masala should be dry and look glossy because the oil separates.

3

Add well beaten yougurt to the masala, stir continously for about 5-6 minutes or till oil separates again and the masala becomes bright in color.

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Add enough water to the gravy, add salt to taste,
cook the gravy for 5 minutes and add boiled peas.

boil for another 10 minutes on low flame.

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Add paneer cubes and cook on low heat till paneer gets soft.

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