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Shahi Matar Paneer Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5


  • 350 grams paneer cubes and fried
  • 1 cup fresh green peas
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 4 to matoes pureed
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 green elaichi
  • 1 tbsp paneer masala
  • 1/2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp desi ghee or butter
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp methi leaves
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 pinches cinnamon powder
  • 2 tbsp khoya


  • Take a blender and make a paste of garlic, onion, elaichi, and cashew nuts.
  • In a pan add a tbsp of oil and fry the prepared cashew paste in it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Also, add crushed tomatoes and ginger paste and fry until browned. Add khoya and fry until you don't have a nice aroma of it.
  • Now for dry seasonings, add salt, cinnamon powder, turmeric, red chili, coriander powder, and dried methi leaves.
  • Now add a cup of water with green peas and boil them in the pressure cooker.
  • Then open the lid and in this mixture make further addition of paneer cubes, paneer masala, and cream. Stir continually and then add a cup of milk.
  • Cook for some time and then add garam masala.
  • Turn off the flame and pour your mixture into the serving bowl. Also, throw some coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot! With Indian chapati, paratha, or naan and It will be the top pick of your guests.