Baked Paneer Mutter

Baked Paneer Mutter, green peas in a spicy tomato based gravy layered with paneer in white sauce and baked.

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The popular Indian dish cooked in a Western manner.

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Baked Paneer Mutter recipe - How to make Baked Paneer Mutter



Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Serves 4.
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For the paneer mixture
225 gms paneer
2 green chillies, finely chopped
salt to taste

For the green peas mixture
450 gms green peas
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp fresh cream
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To be ground into a paste

(For the green peas mixture)
6 cloves of garlic (lehsun)
25 mm. cloves garlic (lehsun)
8 red chillies
1 tbsp chopped cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

For the white sauce
1 tbsp levelled, plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup milk
1 tbsp butter

For the paneer mixture

    For the paneer mixture
  1. Cut the paneer into cubes
  2. Mix the green chillies and salt with the paneer cubes very well.

For the green peas mixture

    For the green peas mixture
  1. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the tomatoes and cook until soft. Blend in a liquidiser and take out a thick puree.
  2. Heat the ghee and fry the paste for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the tomato puree and green peas and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the cream, sugar and salt.

For the white sauce

    For the white sauce
  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Add the flour and cook on a slow flame while stirring throughout, until froth appears.
  3. Gradually, add the milk and stir continually until the sauce thickens.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Mix the paneer mixture with the white sauce.
  2. Spread the green peas mixture in a greased baking dish.
  3. Spread the paneer mixture over it and bake in a hot oven at 230 degree C (450 degree F) for 20 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.


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Nutrient values per
Energy448 cal
Protein18.9 g
Carbohydrates29.4 g
Fiber10.7 g
Fat27.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A745 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.5 mg
Vitamin B2-0.5 mg
Vitamin B3-0.2 mg
Vitamin C28 mg
Folic Acid29.9 mcg
Calcium404.3 mg
Iron2.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium49.7 mg
Potassium215.4 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Baked Paneer Mutter
 on 06 Jul 19 08:22 PM

I have used this recipe so many times by now, and every time me n my family are loving it more and more. It never ever disappointed us.
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Tarla Dalal    Ankita, great to know your family loves the baked paneer mutter. Also congrats on making it.
08 Jul 19 09:57 AM
Baked Paneer Mutter
 on 22 Nov 18 03:44 PM

Baked Paneer Mutter
 on 18 Mar 11 11:40 AM

Simply wow.. i tried it and turned out very nice.
Baked Paneer Mutter
 on 19 Oct 10 10:30 AM

It turned out really well.. 4 stars