Alu Matar Paneer (Cottage Cheese Curry with Peas and Potatoes)


  • 200 gm paneer, cut into cubes
  • 2 small potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion, grated
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 large tomato, grated
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Fry paneer (cottage cheese) on medium heat for 2 minutes. Sprinkle salt
  2. In the same oil, fry the potatoes for 4-5 minutes and sprinkle salt
  3. In the leftover oil, add cumin seeds
  4. Add the onions and ginger garlic paste. Fry on medium heat for 3-4 minutes till light golden brown
  5. Add tomatoes, green chillies and turmeric powder. Fry till oil separates
  6. Add green peas and potatoes and mix well
  7. Add a cup of water and let it boil
  8. Add the paneer, salt and garam masala powder
  9. Cover with lid and cook on medium flame for 15 minutes
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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