Microwave Paneer Matar Recipe

6″-7″ round dish or 2″ high with cover
100g paneer – grated
1 cup shelled peas
2 tbsp. oil
1 medium size onion
1-2 green chillies
1/2″ piece ginger
6 tbsp. ready made tomato puree
1/4- red chilli powder
1/2 tsp. cumin powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala powder
Cashewnuts – optional
Salt to taste
  • Grind together onion, green chillies, ginger and fry this masala for 4 to 5 minutes in a non-stick pan.
  • Add tomato puree, garam masala, cumin powder, peas and sprinkle 1 tbsp. water.
  • Now transfer this to a micro dish and micro high for 3 minutes.
  • Add salt, grated paneer 5 tbsp. water and cashew nuts and mix gently.
  • Cover the dish and again micro wave for 2 minutes and stand for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve, garnished with fresh coriander and green chili.

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