Paneer with broccoli & sesame

6 Mar

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Cost per person £1.03

Ingredients:

  • 200g sprouting broccoli
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 large green chilli , finely chopped
  • ½ tsp brown mustard seeds
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 140g paneer cheese, cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp ground mace

Directions:

Trim the broccoli and boil or steam for 5-6 mins until tender but firm to the bite. Drain and cool under cold running water. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, then add the asafoetida, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, chilli, mustard seeds and the curry leaves. Cook for 1 min until fragrant, then add the onion and cook another 2 mins. Throw in the paneer, ginger and garlic, and season. Cook on a medium heat for 4-5 mins until the paneer turns golden. Add the broccoli and mix through the paneer and spices, then add lemon juice, mace and twist of pepper.

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