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Low-Fat Matar Paneer

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Ingredients
  Low fat paneer 12 Ounce
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , minced
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger paste 2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Hot chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 Large, grated
  Minced cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen green peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Directions

Cut the paneer into 3/4-inch cubes and set aside.
Heat the oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat.
Add the onions and stir-fry until golden brown.
Stir in the garlic and ginger pastes and fry for another 30 seconds.
Add all the dry spices and tomatoes and continue to stir-fry until some oil starts to separate.
Stir in the minced cilantro, the peas, salt, and paneer.
Stir-fry for another minute, then add the water.
Bring to a boil, cover, and cook for 5 minutes or until the peas are tender and you have a thick, aromatic sauce.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
Sprinkle with the chopped cilantro.
Serve hot with aloo soya tikki, pudina chutney, and chapati, paratha, or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Garlic
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 246 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.8 mg2.3%

Sodium 363.5 mg15.1%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.2%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 13 g26.6%

Vitamin A 45.4% Vitamin C 66.8%

Calcium 14.7% Iron 16.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Low-Fat Matar Paneer Recipe