Dhabewali Matar Paneer 



  • 200 gms paneer

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas

  • 3 medium sized onions (finely chopped)

  • 3 medium sized tomatoes

  • 3-4 garlic cloves

  • ½ inch ginger

  • 1-2 green chillies

  • 7-8 cashew nuts

  • 1 tablespoon kasoori methi

  • pinch of asafetida

  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 bay Leaf

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder

  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder

  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder

  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala

  • ½ teaspoon red chilly

  • 3 tablespoon oil

  • 1 tbsp ghee or butter

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 tablespoon green coriander (finely chopped)



Method (How to make Dhaba Style matar paneer at home)




Make a fine paste of tomato, ginger, garlic and cashew nuts.

Heat oil and butter or ghee in the pan and heat it, add heeng and cumin seeds to it.

Add finely chopped onion, cook till golden, add all spices except garam masala and add one tbsp spoon of water and cook it for 2-3 minutes.

Cook the paste until the oil separates on a low ​​flame. Add ground paste and salt and cook till oil separate, add peas mixed cook for 2-3 mins.



add Kasuri methi , Garam Masala and 2 cups of water, add paneer cover the pan and cook it for 5-6 minutes.

Garnish with green coriander and serve it with naan, bread or paratha.