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Delicious Mutter Paneer without Onion and Garlic Recipe

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Mutter Paneer Without Onion and Garlic Recipe for You and Your Loved Ones


Discover the simplicity and delight of making Mutter Paneer without onion and garlic. This recipe brings a sattvic twist to the traditional dish, ensuring it’s suitable for all, including those following a Jain diet or during fasting times.


  • 1 cup fresh peas (Mutter)
  • 200g paneer, cubed
  • 2 large tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 inch ginger, finely grated
  • 1-2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Fresh cilantro for garnishing

Recipe Steps:

Preparing the Base:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds until they crackle.
  2. Stir in ginger and green chilies. Sauté for a minute.

Adding Spices and Tomatoes:

  1. Sprinkle turmeric, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Pour in tomato puree. Cook until oil separates.

Bringing Mutter and Paneer Together:

  1. Add peas. Cook until they’re soft.
  2. Toss paneer cubes gently into the mix. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Finish with garam masala and cilantro.


Experiment with adding cashew paste for a creamier texture or incorporate bell peppers for an extra veggie crunch. For a vegan version, substitute paneer with tofu.


A serving of Mutter Paneer without onion and garlic is rich in protein from paneer and dietary fibers from peas. According to Nutritionix, peas are a good source of vitamins D, Iron, Calcium and Potassium

Source: Nutritionix

Do read our article on High Protein Vegetarian Recipes.


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