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Matar Paneer.

Cottage Cheese and Pea Curry.

Prep
Cook
Serves 8people
Ingredients
10
cups - whole milk
1/4
cup - lemon juice
10
gr - ginger
6
flakes - garlic
1
cup - vegetable oil
4
medium (400 g) - onions grated
1
tsp - turmeric powder
2
tsp - red chilli powder
1 1/2
tbsp - coriander powder
1
tbsp - cumin powder
1
tbsp - salt
2
large (350 g) - tomatoes chopped
2 3/4
cups - water
5
cups - peas shelled or frozen
1/2
tsp - garam masala (all spice) powder
1
tbsp - coriander leaves chopped
Directions
1.
Buy paneer (cottage cheese) or replace it with tofu.
2.
Grind ginger and garlic into a paste.
3.
Group paneer into 3 batches. Heat oil in cooker for about 3 minutes. Lightly brown each batch and remove. Drain off excess oil leaving ½ cup in cooker.
4.
Place cooker on high heat. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
5.
Add ginger-garlic paste. Stir for a few seconds. Add turmeric, chilli, coriander and cumin powders, salt, tomatoes and ¼ cup whey or water. Cook till tomatoes are pulpy and oil shows separately (approximately 5 minutes), stirring occasionally.
6.
Add peas. Sir fry for about 2 minutes. Add remaining whey or water ( 2 ½ cups).
7.
Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 1 minute.
8.
Remove cooker from heat. Press finger-tip control/lift vent weight lightly to release pressure.
9.
Open cooker. Place cooker on medium heat. Add paneer and simmer for about 5 minutes. Add garam masala powder. Stir.
10.
Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

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