July 8, 2013

Paneer matar korma or kurma recipe - how to make paneer green peas korma

Paneer matar kurma or korma recipe - Whenever, I have milk in stock I make paneer. Home made paneer is best in quality and tastier too.Paneer dishes are prepared in different ways. This one is the side dish with paneer and green peas I prepare often  for chapatis, rotis and steamed rice. As I have used green chilly, goda masala  and tomato puree, it is bit spicy and slightly tangy in taste. 

Paneer matar korma  in a container
Paneer matar kurma recipe.

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients
2 cups paneer cubes, slightly fried
1 cup fresh green peas, boiled
2 tomatoes
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
1 tsp chilly powder
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 + 1/2  tsp garam masala
Oil as required
Salt to taste

Grind to paste
2 medium sized onions, chopped
2 tbsp coconut
5 garlic flakes
1/4" ginger
7 - 8 cashew nuts
1 green chilly, chopped

Method
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan. Add  the chopped onions and fry till raw smell disappears.
  • Grind together the fried onion, coconut, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts and green chilly to a smooth paste, adding some water. and set aside
  • Wash and chop the tomatoes into large pieces. Grind it through a mixer to make smooth puree. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the above prepared masala paste in it. Add the coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder and garam masala to it.
  • Saute till the masala releases nice aroma. Add tomato puree in it. Mix well. Cook till the raw smell of tomato disappears.
  • Now add slightly fried paneer cubes,  boiled green peas along with water and salt. Stir to combine and bring it to boil.
  • Once the kurma boils, simmer it for 2-3 minutes. Then remove from the flame.  Serve the matar paneer kurma hot with roti or chapati and steamed rice. Garnish with coriander leaves if you like it.
Paneer matar korma in a serving bowl

11 comments:

  1. Thanks Ramya for your quick comment.

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  2. delicious gravy Vidya :-)

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  3. Absolutely delicious korma. Fingerlicking good gravy dear.

    today's post:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/07/phulko-luchi-r-aloo-chorchori-puffed.html

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  4. love the colour...that is a perfect matar paneer kurma dear

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  5. Wat a catchy and extremely irresistible kurma,prefectly done.

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  6. Very very delicious Vidya...

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  7. Looks yummy. Beautifully presented.

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