Mutter Paneer


Matar Paneer (Mutter Paneer), a delicious combination of soft paneer and healthy green peas in a mild spicy tomato based gravy, is a treat to taste buds at anytime. This simple matar paneer recipe makes irresistibly tasty curry by making some changes to its preparation; the shallow fried paneer cubes brings in subtle taste and texture while cashew nut paste makes it rich and creamy. Follow our step by step photo recipe to make this simple yet yummy curry at home to serve with paratha in dinner.

A quick and easy Instant Pot or stove recipe for Matar Paneer, or Mutter Paneer, featuring spongy paneer cubes and tender green peas simmered in a luscious tomato-onion gravy. It’s a popular North Indian vegetarian curry, easy to make on weeknights yet elegant enough for dinner parties and celebrations


Matar paneer recipe is a popular Indian Curry dish made with green peas and Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) in a base of onions, tomatoes, cashews, spices and herbs. The recipe hails from the versatile Northern Indian cuisine that has many different (and delicious) variations. I’m sharing our family recipe of a flavorful and simple home-style mutter paneer that you are going to like.

It is a tasty Indian dish that I make often, as matar paneer – also known as mattar or mutter paneer is one of the most popular dishes from the North Indian cuisine.

I have been making this recipe for YEARS. I originally learned how to make it at my in-laws’ home – a classic Punjabi recipe that was simple, easy, and absolutely fuss-free!

All of that being said, this family recipe is not a restaurant-style matar paneer. It tastes absolutely delicious, but is much simpler and lends more of a satisfying, comforting feel.


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