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Shahi Dhingri Matar Paneer

Cottage cheese and green peas cooked with button mushrooms in fresh indian spices.

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Shahi Dhingri Matar Paneer

Main Ingredients

Button mushrooms, Green peas




Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking


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  • Button mushrooms halved
  • Green peas boiled
    1 cup
  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cubed
    100 grams
  • Oil
    to deep fry
  • Onions sliced
    2 large
  • Cashewnuts
  • Ghee
    6 tablespoons
  • Green cardamoms
  • Black cardamoms
  • Cloves
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch stick
  • Black peppercorns
  • Bay leaf
  • Mawa (khoya) grated
    1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Yogurt
    1/2 cup
  • Coriander powder
    2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Fresh cream
    3 tablespoons
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the sliced onions till well browned. Cool slightly and grind into a fine paste. Grind cashewnuts into a fine paste using water.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan, add green cardamoms, black cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns and bay leaf. Once they crackle add mushroom pieces and sauté. Add khoya/mawa and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add brown onion paste, cashewnut paste and sauté. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix. Add yogurt, mix well and cook for two to three minutes. Add coriander powder, cumin powder and salt. Mix well.

Step 4

Add boiled peas and cook for three to four minutes. Add fresh cream and mix. Add paneer cubes. Sprinkle garam masala powder, mix and serve hot.

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