Tikka Masala with Paneer and Peas Recipe

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Tikka Masala with Paneer and Peas Recipe
Maya Kaimal

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

4
Servings
159
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
16%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Protein
10g
19%
Carbs
7g
2%
Vitamin A
64µg
7%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5.1%
Vitamin C
6mg
11%
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
12µg
16%
Calcium
70mg
7%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
27µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
27µg
7%
Iron
0.6mg
3.4%
Magnesium
15mg
4%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.7mg
3.4%
Phosphorus
141mg
20%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
135mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
8.9%
Sodium
295mg
12%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.1%
Zinc
0.6mg
3.8%