Monday, January 9, 2012

Mutter Paneer [Peas and indian cottage cheese]

I had been thinking of making this for quite sometime .I  always carry some frozen peas in the fridge.They are just so convenient .Anyways i have the recipe below 

Ingredients

cubed cottage cheese 2 cups ,fried a light brown
green peas -1 cup
chopped onion- 1 medium sized
tomato puree or tomato sause- 2tbsp
ginger garlic paste- 1tbsp
red chilli powder -2 tsp
cumin and coriander powder -1tsp
garam masala - 1tsp
salt to taste
milk cream- 1 cup
milk -1/2 cup
oil 1tbsp

Method

Add 1tbsp of oil to the pan and add chopped onion,fry until golden brown.to this add 1tbsp freshly minced ginger garlic paste.fry for a minute. To this ass 1tsp cumin and coriander powder,garam masala and salt,fry for 30 seconds until the ,asalas are well combined.
Next you need 2tbsp of tomato puree,bring kasuri methi next a generous pinch of this needs to go.
after this add thawed peas and fry all this together for 30 sec,to this add 1/2 cup of milk .mix well and cook covered for 5 minutes in low flame .
Meanwhile bring out the cream and set aside.now to the sause mixture add the fried cottage cheese,top this off with 1 cup cream,mix well and simmer on low flame for 3-4 mins.Adjust salt.

akshata