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Mattar Paneer

VIEWS 2163

Energy (kcal) - 168

Protein (g) - 8

Carbohydrate (g) - 11

Fat (g) - 5

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

This recipe can be called the powerhouse of nutrition as they contain green peas. High in protein, fiber and micronutrients and low in fat, peas are considered one of the best for weight management. They are known to improve one's immunity, provide high energy and also have anti-aging properties. Their antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents prevent or reverse insulin resistance. Accompanied with paneer, adds on to the protein and calcium content of the dish, making it a good vegetable to be had with hot roti for lunch or dinner.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Paneer - 30 g
  • Fresh green peas - 20 g
  • Onion, finely chopped  - ½ cup
  • Ginger-green chili paste  - 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes, finely chopped  - ½ cup
  • Red chili powder - ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Coriander powder -  ¼ tsp
  • Dry fenugreek leaves - ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - as per to taste
  • Oil - ½ tsp

DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add the chopped onions and saute approximately for 4-5 minutes. Step 2  Add ginger-green chili paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and combine. Add 15 ml of water and saute for a minute. Now, add tomatoes and cook.  Step 3 Turn off heat and coul. Make a coarse paste with the help of a food processor. Return this paste to the vessel, add a cup of water and bring to a boil. Reduce flame, add the green peas and cook for 6 minutes.   Step 4 Add the paneer and salt and cook on simmer flame for 7-8 minutes. Stir in the garam masala powder, and dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) mix well, cook for a minute. Turn off flame. Let it sit for a while before serving. The gravy thickens,  at the time of serving, add a little milk and combine. Serve hot with roti.

Mattar Paneer - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2163

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