Definition of mattar paneer in US English:

mattar paneer

noun

  • In Indian cookery: a dish of peas and paneer cheese, typically made with a sauce of tomatoes, onions, and various spices.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Life. From Hindi maṭar panīr (and its equivalents in Panjabi, Urdu, etc.) from maṭar pea (see mattar + panīr cheese.

Pronunciation

mattar paneer

/ˌmʌtə pəˈnɪə/