Indian Style Peas and Paneer
India inspired peas and paneer. A delicious vegetarian dish that combines springtime peas, paneer and a sprinkling of flavourful spices. Served with Indian roti and yoghurt
Fresh peas - two cups
frozen will work, just thaw them along with a little water in the microwave
Paneer - 400 gms chopped into even-sized pieces
One medium onion - finely chopped
Ginger - 2 tsp finely chopped
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seed powder - 1 tsp
Fresh coriander - chopped for garnish
Oil - 2 tsp for the pan
Salt to taste
Heat the oil in a pan and turn it to medium.
Add the cumin seeds and let them sputter for a min.
Add the chopped onions. Stir and saute till onions turn translucent.
Add in the paneer and let it change colour and cook through. Stir gently, the paneer may break up into smaller pieces.
Salt the vegetable.
Add in the peas and the coriander powder and toss. Cover the pan and cook for a few mins.
Garnish with coriander once you've turned the heat off.
Serve with Indian chappati (flat roti), chopped red onions, yoghurt. Jalapenos are optional.
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