Tikka Masala with Paneer and Peas Recipe

Tikka Masala with Paneer and Peas Recipe
Staff Writer
Maya Kaimal

If you enjoy a spicier flavor, try this recipe for tikka masala, a popular dish for the British.

4
Servings
101
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 10 Ounces cubed paneer (available at Indian markets or specialty and natural foods retailers)
  • 1 container tikka masala
  • 1 Cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro leaves

Directions

In a medium-sized covered skillet or Dutch oven, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the cubed paneer and brown lightly on all sides.

Add the Tikka Masala sauce and partially cover. Simmer for 10 minutes over low heat until paneer is heated through. If sauce becomes too thick, add water to thin.

Add the peas and simmer a few minutes until they are heated through.

Garnish with cilantro if you like. Serve with basmati rice or Indian naan or other flatbread.

Nutritional Facts

Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
63µg
9%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
39µg
43%
Calcium, Ca
24mg
2%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
32µg
8%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
17mg
5%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
43mg
6%
Sodium, Na
43mg
3%
Water
106g
4%

Tikka Masala Shopping Tip

Indian food is loaded with many herbs and spices. Make sure you have a stocked spice cabinet and a big appetite.

Tikka Masala Cooking Tip

As delicious as Indian food is, the smells are strong and they linger. Make sure to have your stove vents running and a window open if you don't want your furniture to smell like spices for a week.