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matar paneer no onion garlic
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Matar paneer recipe

North Indian style matar paneer recipe without the addition of onion and garlic
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: no onion garlic recipes, paneer recipes,, side dish for roti
Servings: 4
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup paneer
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp kasoori methi
  • ½ tsp dhaniya powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • Salt as needed
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil


  • Boil the tomatoes and cashew nuts for 10 minutes.
  • Once it is cool, drain the water and grind this into a smooth paste.
  • Filter this and keep aside.
  • In a bowl add the red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and salt.
  • Add little water and mix it well.
  • In a pan add oil and add this mixture.
  • Cook for a minute and add the tomato cashew puree.
  • Let this cook for 5 minutes.
  • Now add ½ cup water and add the paneer cubes and peas.
  • Let this cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the kasoori methi at this stage and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add few chopped coriander leaves.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • No onion no garlic mutter paneer is ready.
  • You can serve this with roti, naan or jeera rice too.



1.You can add 1 tbsp of yogurt after adding the tomato cashew mixture.
2. You can replace panner with other veggies like beans, carrot, cauliflower.
3. No onion no garlic mutter paneer pairs well with roti, naan, and jeera rice.