The art of making Paneer Mutter Masala

paneer mutter


  • Paneer (Cottage Cheese) – Buy the Kohinoor/Amul brand
  • Peas – I got the the frozen Peas. Defrost before using.
  • Tomato – 1
  • Onion – 2
  • paneer – 15-16 cubes
  • ginger garlic paste
  • cummin seeds
  • Whole garam masala = Cinnamon+Cardamom+Cloves
  • Turmeric Powder/Coriander power/Chili powder


  • Fresh cream
  • Coriander leaves


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds + chopped onions + whole garam masala (see above).
  2. When the onions turn soft, add ginger garlic paste and saute for few mins.
  3. Add the tomato puree.
  4. Add turmeric + coriander + chili powder and saute well.
  5. Add 1/2 cup boiled water and heat for some time.
  6. Add peas.
  7. On a separate pan, heat paneer cubes in butter till it become slight brown and mix it with the above tomato paste.
  8. For garnishing, add the fresh cream and coriander leaves.

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