Matar Paneer or Mutter Paneer is a delicious recipe made with cottage cheese or paneer and green peas in a tomato and onion gravy which is mildly spicy. This is one of the popular Punjabi recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes and I have been preparing it every now and then. Just today, I decided to blog about it.
This is the season of green peas. Get them fresh, separate them from the pods and store it in the freezer in an air tight container. You can them use these fresh green peas in any recipe whenever you need. I have been doing this every season whenever the fresh green peas are available in market. You can even make this delicious peas pulao and pack it in the lunch box.
You can serve this Matar paneer with jeera rice or naan, phulkas or rotis. You can even pack this in the lunch box. This recipe is very simple and easy to prepare. If you have a party or surprise guests at home, you can impress the guests with this matar paneer recipe.
Oh yes! Peas are loaded with nutrients and are very good for health. Eating peas helps in weight management, helps in anti-aging and promotes a strong immune system. Apart from these, there are many more health benefits of green peas. You can make this recipe healthier by adding low fat cottage cheese or paneer. Let us now go to the Matar Paneer recipe.