How to Make Cheese and Peas Curry (Matar Paneer)

Yummy Cheese Peas Curry

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Cheese Peas curry is a delicious dish. You can have it with chapati or rice. It tastes yummy with both. It is not only great in taste but also full of nutrition. Cheese, concentrated dairy product, is made from milk curd. It contains calcium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins and fat. Many types of cheese are available in market. It takes 5 kg milk to make 1/2 kg cheese. Peas is also very good for health. Both cheese and peas make many dishes. Cheese peas curry is one of them.

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Paneer (Cheese) is one of the delicious and nutritious product that can be used in many ways. I am going to tell you how to make Cheese Peas Curry.


- Cheese Cube- 250 grams

- Green Peas- 300 grams

- Onions- 3 medium

- Garlic- 3 medium

- Green chili- 2 (according to taste; chopped)

- Ginger- 5 grams

- Tomato puree - 250 grams

- Turmeric Powder- 1 teaspoon

- Coriander seeds- 1 tea spoon

- Garam masala*- 1 teaspoon

- Water- 2 Cups

- Oil- 2 tea spoon


- Grind onion, ginger and garlic and make a paste of both.

- Heat 2 tea spoons oil in a fry pan and fry the cheese till golden. Remove it from pan and keep aside it.

- Boil green peas and keep aside.

- Put paste of onion, garlic, ginger and tomato puree in the pan and, then add turmeric powder, coriander seeds, green chili, garam masala and salt; fry it until oil separates from the mixture.

- Add green peas, cheese cubes and water to it and boil for 4-5 minutes till gravy becomes thick.

- Garnish it with coriander seeds.

- Your Cheese Peas curry is ready.

*Garam masala- It is a mixture of red chili, dried garlic, ginger powder, black and green cardamom pods and Malabar leaves.

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anupma 3 years ago from India Author

Thanks Peggy.

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Peggy W 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

I love curry dishes and also peas so this sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us.

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AudreyHowitt 3 years ago from California

I love Indian Food--and I think I have these ingredients in my cupboard--so I am off to make it! (or at least try to!)

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Vacation Trip 3 years ago from India

Matar Paneer is one of my favorite dish and your recipe photo looks awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

Thanks anglnwu. You can find it in any grocery stores. In India, it is available in every general store.

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anglnwu 4 years ago

I'm a big fan of Indian curry and your Matar Paneer looks delicious. What are Malabar leaves and where can I find them? Thanks for sharing and voted up.

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

@Teaches12345. it is really very yummy and my favorite too.

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teaches12345 4 years ago

This sounds really good. I love peas and curry, but never thought of putting them together in one dish recipe. I am going to try this next time I have peas. Thanks for sharing.

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

Thanks Integrity Yes

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IntegrityYes 4 years ago

I definitely voted up. You are talented and you keep us informed.

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

Thanks for sharing ssiddhanta.

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

Thanks AudreyHowitt

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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

This sounds so yummy! I am a great fan of curries!

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anupma 4 years ago from India Author

Thanks. I also love Matar Paneer

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BeautyAndTheRest 4 years ago

Yummy ! I love this dish along with paranthas ! Good hub :)

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rjsadowski 5 years ago

Sounds interesting. Please publish more Indian recipes.

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