Enjoy the goodness of paneer and peas together. Peas are starchy but high in fibre, protein, vitamin A, vitamin B 6, vitamin C, vitamin K, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc and lutein. Paneer is rich in protein and a rich source of folate. It also helps in making teeth and bones strong, maintaining the sugar level and helps in digestion. This recipe never gets old, it’s a flavoursome delight! So, roll up your sleeves for this delicious treat which can be served on any occasion!
- 250 grams paneer
- 200 grams fresh peas tender
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 2 onions sliced
- 1- inch piece ginger roughly chopped
- 4 cloves garlic roughly chopped
- 100 ml tomato puree
- 1 teaspoon whole jeera
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
- 2 teaspoon dhania powder
- 1 tsp garam masala
- salt to taste
- 2 tablespoon fresh coriander finely chopped for garnish
Heat oil in a pan and fry onions, ginger and garlic.
Once they are soft and golden-brown grind to a paste.
Heat oil in a pan, add jeera when it splutters add the onion ginger garlic paste. Sauté for a few minutes, add tomato puree and cook till oil separates.
Add the salt, dry spices and sauté briefly, and then add the peas.
Stir fry for 2 minutes until brightly coloured.
Add about 1/2 cup water and stir continuously until gravy begins to thicken.
Add the paneer and cook on simmer, covered, for 5 minutes
Add more water as required.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Garnish with chopped coriander.