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Matar Paneer

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This Indian vegetarian recipe is prepared with Indian homemade cheese and green peas. It is a very popular dish from India with delicious taste.
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen)
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Paneer 125 Gram, cubed and soaked in warm water (1/2 Pack)
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Teaspoon

Heat oil in the skillet and splutter the cumin seeds. Saute the onions to golden brown. You may add salt to quicken the process. Add some chopped tomatoes to the onions and cook thoroughly till they blend well. At this point, add spices like red chili powder, turmeric powder and little more salt, if required. Mix all nicely and add hot water. Next add the peas and cook for 3-4 mins. Drain the paneer and add to the skillet. Mix all together. Add little more water and cook through. Garnish with garam-masala powder and serve with rice or pita bread.

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Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 92 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 0.57 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.1 mg1%

Sodium 248.2 mg10.3%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 6 g12.5%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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