Paneer Matar Masala (Cottage cheese and green peas with gravy)


  1. Paneer/Cottage Cheese
  2. Green-peas
  3. Red Onion
  4. Tomatos
  5. Curd/Heavy whipped creme/Milk skim
  6. Dry Red chilly (Kashmiri)
  7. Coriander seeds
  8. Ginger-Garlic paste or crushed
  9. Watermelon seeds (Magajtari Seeds)


  1. Step-1 Take one Tbsp. Coriander Seeds, 2-3 Red chilly (Kashmiri), one Tsp. watermelon seeds and roast on fry pan; Keep it aside and let it cool down and grind it.

  2. Step-2 Take one-two Tbsp. oil on pan;Keep it on Flame; Add chopped Red Onion (one piece) and saute it till it becomes soft; Now add Chopped Tomatoes (one Piece); add salt as per the quantity. once it become soft let it cool down for sometime and then grind it.

  3. Step-3 Take 3-4 Tbsp. oil add crushed onion- tomato that you made it once oil becomes hot; Add all crushed powder of coriander seeds,red chilly and watermelon seeds + add 1 tsp. turmeric powder, 1 tsp. red chilly powder if needed. Let this mixture cook in slow -medium flame for 10 minutes for good taste.

  4. Step-4 Now the gravy is ready, You can add one bowl of curd/fresh milk skim/heavy whipped creme in it. Stir it well so that it can mix with all ingredients.

  5. Step-5 Now add one small bowl of boiled green peas. (It is important to have boiled green peas even if you are using fresh green peas.)

  6. Step-6 Add Paneer Pieces (150 gm) at the end or just before you switching off your flame.

  7. Step-7 Garnish with fresh cilantro on top of it.

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