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    Quick paneer & pea curry

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes to 20 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes to 30 minutes 30 minutes

    Serves: 2


    1½ tsp sunflower oil
    65g paneer, cut into 2cm cubes
    1 tbsp freshly grated ginger (approx. 4cm piece)
    2-3 tsp curry powder
    400g can chopped tomatoes
    175g frozen peas
    ½ x 28g pack coriander, roughly chopped
    250g pack microwaveable basmati rice


    1. Warm half the oil in a nonstick frying pan over a high heat. Add the paneer. Fry, turning occasionally, until all sides are brown. This should take about 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen towel.

    2. Heat the remaining oil in the same pan and add the ginger and curry powder. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute, then stir through the chopped tomatoes and simmer for 4-5 minutes, adding a splash of water if needed. Season to taste.

    3. Add the peas and cook in the sauce for 5-6 minutes, until just tender. Serve the sauce with the paneer added on top, sprinkled with coriander. Cook the rice according to the pack instructions and serve with the curry.  

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