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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.

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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving159
Total Fat10g16%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated2g9%
Cholesterol12mg4%
Protein10g19%
Carbs7g2%
Vitamin A64µg7%
Vitamin B120.3µg5.1%
Vitamin C6mg11%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K12µg16%
Calcium70mg7%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)27µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)27µg7%
Iron0.6mg3.4%
Magnesium15mg4%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.7mg3.4%
Phosphorus141mg20%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium135mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg8.9%
Sodium295mg12%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg7.1%
Zinc0.6mg3.8%