Matar Paneer

Ingredients

 Chef: Adrian Richardson

Serves:

Ingredients:

150 g vegetable or olive oil

500 g paneer (cottage cheese)

bay leaf

1 clove

2 black cardamom pods

1 cinnamon stick

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp chilli powder

½ tsp ground turmeric

1 tsp ground coriander

½ tsp Garam masala

fresh ginger, peeled & chopped

1 cup chicken stock

250 g peas

salt

Method

Method:

Head the oil in a deep heavy based fry pan over a medium heat, add paneer & fry

for 5 mins or until golden brown on all of the sides.

Remove and drain.

Add the bay leaf, whole spices & fry (1 minute) until fragrant

Add the ground spices

Season

Add Chicken or vegetable stock, ginger and peas.

Stir over a medium heat for 2 minutes

Add paneer.

Bring to the boil

Reduce heat cover & simmer until peas are just cooked

Season