Paneer – 100 gms (cut it into cubes)
Fresh Green peas – 50 gms
Potatoes – 3 (medium Size)
Onion – 1 medium size (finely chopped)
Tomato – 2 medium sizes (finely chopped)
Curd – 25 gms or a small ladleful
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Cumin Powder – ½ tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp or as you require
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Garam Masala – ½ tbsp
Cinnamon – 2
Cloves – 2
Bay Leaf – 1
Cardamom – 2
Sugar – ¼ tsp
Salt – to taste
Ghee – 1 tsp
Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a pan and fry paneer cubes in it until it is golden brown and keep it aside.
Add green peas and potato (cut it into two halves) in pressure cooker with a cup of water. Close the lid of the cooker and let it to cook for 3 whistles in high flame or cook until it is tender. Open the lid and drain the excess water.
Heat oil in a pan and saute it with cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf and cardamom. Add finely chopped onion to it and fry it a while. Add coriander powder, cumin powder, chilly powder, garam masala and turmeric powder to it and fry until the raw smell leaves off. Add this mixture to a mixer grinder and grind it finely.
Heat oil in a pan and saute the grind paste. Now add tomatoes to it and cook until tomatoes are mashed well. Now add peas and potatoes to it and fry until the masala coats well on the dish. Add curd, paneer cubes, sugar and a little of water to it and mix it well. Let it to cook for few minutes until the required consistency attains and then switch off the flame and transfer it to the serving bowl. Aloo Mattar Paneer Masala is ready to serve.
Side Dish: Goes well with Chapati, Naan, Kulcha and Poori