Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
by Tarla Dalal
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Peas and cottage cheese are a made-for-each other duo, whatever be the style of preparation. A seemingly elaborate but actually easy recipe, Mutter Paneer Butter Masala is an ideal accompaniment for rotis and rice too. A masala paste sautéed in butter is further perked up with spice powders, tangy tomato, milk, cream and other ingredients to form a rich gravy that holds the star ingredients – mutter and paneer. The aroma and good looks of this dish make it truly irresistible.
- Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared paste and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomato purée and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the honey, milk and fresh cream, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cornflour-water, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Add the green peas and paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot with naan or parathas.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||795.3 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||-0.8 mg|
|Vitamin B2||-0.8 mg|
|Vitamin B3||-0.4 mg|
|Vitamin C||20.7 mg|
|Folic Acid||21.6 mcg|
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