200 gms Paneer
1 Cup cooked green peas
1/2 tsp Coriander powder.
1 tbsp Poppey seeds
1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1 Green chilli
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 Bay leaves
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Green coriander leaves
Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
Cut the cheese into small sized cubes. Fry them on medium flame until they turn light brown. Occasionally turn the cubes while frying.
Chop the tomato, onions, and green chilli. Make a paste by grinding it in a grinder. Also add ginger and garlic.
Heat rest of the oil and fry bay leaves along with cloves for about 30 secs. Add above prepared paste and fry on a medium flame until it turns golden brown.
Add poppey seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, black pepper powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix them well. Now add green peas and fry for about 2 to 3 minutes.
Add sufficient water to make thick gravy. Heat the gravy till it boils.
Add paneer cubes. Stir the mixture properly and cook on a medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Garnish the dish with chopped coriander leaves.
Matar Paneer is ready to serve.