Mutter Paneer

Recipe Categories: Indian, Masala Recipes, Side Dish

A delicious tasting Paneer Recipe with rich Tomato gravy that will be a instant hit with family and friends. Paneer lovers, this one is for you.

Mutter Paneer



  • Paneer cubes – 1 cup
  • Frozen peas – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 medium
  • Tomato – 1 medium
  • Curd/sour cream – 2 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 5 nos
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves -2 nos
  • Garlic – 1 inch piece
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Cardamom – 1 no
  • Black pepper – 5 nos
  • Kasuri methi/Dry Fenugreek leaf (crushed) – 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp or to taste
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Butter and oil – for tempering
  • Salt – to taste
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing

Mutter Paneer Ingredients


    • Take a pan, heat the butter and oil. Add the cube Paneer and fry until golden brown. Take it out and put it in the hot water.  Drain the water after 5 min. Keep it aside until gravy is ready.

Mutter Paneer Making

    • In the same oil add the cumin seeds, cashew nuts, black pepper, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves and mix it well. Add the chopped onion, ginger and garlic. Fry until raw smell is gone. Then add the chopped Tomatoes and sauté it until it cooks. Keep it aside and let it cool.
    • Grind the above mix in to a smooth paste using a Mixie.

Mutter Paneer Gravy Making

    • In the same pan add little oil , add the ground paste, mix it well and let it cook until raw smell is gone. Add the frozen peas, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, curd, salt and water. Bring it in to boil until peas becomes tender.
    • Then add the drained Paneer and Kasuri Methi. Mix it well. Let it cook for 2 minutes.

Mutter Paneer Making

Mutter Paneer Making

  • Garnish it with Coriander leaves.
  • Serve it hot with Roti, Naan and Rice.


  • For more richness u can add heavy cream as well.

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