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Matar Paneer

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This dish is my children's favorite Indian food. It tastes good with rice or chapatis. I always buy paneer packets and keep them handy in my freezer for emergencies!"
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35 m servings 263
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil; add peas and cook for 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; add tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin, and turmeric. Cook and stir mixture until heated through and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add curd to tomato mixture and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes; stir in red chile powder.
  3. Mix chile powder into tomato mixture. Add peas, paneer, and salt; cover the skillet and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Garnish matar paneer with cilantro leaves.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 263 calories; 11.6 26.2 15.6 13 441 Full nutrition

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I make this one night with eggplant bhurtha and chicken korma. Paneer is not easy to find here so I substituted firm tofu. I wished it was more savory and richer. If I were to make it again, I w...