Mutter Paneer with a Twist

Ingredients

  • 300g (10oz) firm tofu 
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic 
  • ½ tsp chopped ginger 
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped 
  • 200ml tomatoes, liquidised 
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder 
  • ½ tsp garam masala 
  • 100ml water 
  • 450g frozen peas 
 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 6

Nutrition: Per serving
Energy
207 Kcal
Fat
9.5g
Saturates
1.1g
Sugars
4.4g
Salt
0.04g

Using tofu instead of paneer cheese provides a heart-healthy twist to this classic Indian dish and also makes it dairy-free and vegan-friendly too!

Ingredients

  • 300g (10oz) firm tofu 
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic 
  • ½ tsp chopped ginger 
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped 
  • 200ml tomatoes, liquidised 
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder 
  • ½ tsp garam masala 
  • 100ml water 
  • 450g frozen peas 

Method

  1. Cut the tofu into 2cm cubes and keep aside. 
  2. In a wok, add the oil, cumin seeds and onion. Cook until onions soft. 
  3. Add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and continue to cook for another 2 minutes. 
  4. Add the tomatoes and turmeric and cook for 5 minutes. 
  5. Add the tofu pieces and water.  Bring to the boil then add the peas. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve warm with wholemeal pitta bread and green salad. 

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