Paneer and Vegetable Stir-fry

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

  1. Paneer – 250 g, cubed
  2. Cauliflower/broccoli, cut into small florets – 3/4 – 1 cup
  3. Fresh / frozen green peas and sweet corn – 1/4 cup each
  4. Oil – 1.5 tbsp
  5. Peanuts / cashews / sliced almonds – 2 tbsp
  6. Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  7. Onion – 3/4 cup, sliced
    Garlic – 2 medium, chopped
    Green chilies – 1 – 2, diagonally sliced
  8. Red bell pepper – 1/2 cup
  9. Tomato, firm – 1 medium, cubed
  10. Butter – 1 – 2 tsp
    Chat masala powder – 1/8 tsp
    Cilantro- 2 tbsp, chopped
  11. Salt and pepper – As required

Method

  1. To blanch the veggies – Boil some water adding salt. Add cauliflower florets. Cook for 2 minutes. Next add green peas and corn. Continue to cook for two minutes and drain in a colander.
  2. Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan. Fry peanuts/ sliced almonds for 1-2 minutes and remove to a plate. Combine paneer cubes with a pinch of salt and pepper. Fry on both sides till light golden (do not over fry). Remove to a plate.
  3. Heat the remaining oil and splutter cumin seeds. Next add onion, garlic and green chilies. Cook for a minute or two and add red bell pepper and salt. Stir fry for 1 – 2 minutes. Now add cauliflower, green peas, corn and tomato. Stir fry for 1 – 2 minutes. Add paneer pieces, fried nuts and mix well. Finally add butter, chat masala and cilantro. Stir fry for a minute and switch off.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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