Halwai April 8, 2023


• Fresh Green Peas-250 gm
• Paneer-300 gm
• Clove-3
• Cumin-1 tsp
• Cardamom-5
• Cinnamon -1 Stick
• Chopped Onion-100 gm
• Tomato-100 gm
• Ginger Garlic Paste -50 gm
• Red Chilli powder -1 tsp
• Coriander Powder -1/2 tsp
• Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
• Curd-75 gm
• Salt -To Taste
• Garam Masala Powder- A Pinch
• Oil- For frying
• Coriander Leaves-25 gm


  1. Make a Puree out of tomato in a blender. Take oil in a frying pan and add cumin, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. When they crackle add chopped onions and fry till golden brown.
  2. Add ginger garlic paste, puree and stir.
  3. Cook green peas with salt for a while and add turmeric powder, coriander powder and chilli powder.
  4. Beat the curd to a smooth texture and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Reduce the burner to low temperature, stirring occasionally till gravy is thick.
  6. Add garam masala powder and close the lid.
  7. Cut the fresh paneer into cubes and fry in oil till golden. Dip in cold water, squeeze the paneer and add to gravy. Take off from the fire.
  8. Serve hot, sprinkled with fresh coriander leaves. Serve with Hot Chapattis, Parathas or Naan.

Recipe courtesy of Shoba