Mutter Paneer (Indian Peas & Cheese)

This is a great vegetarian dish using Indian cheese, paneer.  To make Paneer, check out the recipe in the skills section or try and source some from your local Indian grocer.  Of course, making it yourself is always far more satisfying.

Ingredients

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400 grams of paneer sliced into cubes
3 Small Tomatoes
100 grams of green peas
2 Chillies
1 tsp Ground Turmeric
1 Yellow Onion
2 Bay Leaves
1 tsp Smoked Paprika
1 tsp Coriander Seeds
2 tsps Coriander Powder
1 cm knob of ginger, grated
2 tsps Cumin Seeds
2 Cloves
1 tsps  Cumin Powder
4 Black Peppercorns
2 Green Cardamon Pods
1 Cinnamon Stick
1 Cup of Water

Method:

Slice and fry paneer until golden.

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Fry onions ,garlic, and ginger with the whole spices.

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Add the ground spices to the onion mixture and fry some more.

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Add panner, tomatoes, peas and water to the mixture.

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Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 mins.

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Serve with Basmati rice or chapatis

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