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Healthy recipe -- Bell peppers and paneer subzi

Written by Tania Tarafdar |Published : August 31, 2015 6:50 PM IST

This colourful and nutritious vegetarian dish is not only yummy but can also be prepared in a jiffy. Rich in protein and carbohydrates, this dish also pools in vitamin A from the bell peppers. Paneer or cottage cheeses is a good source of calcium and the tomatoes added are filled with folic acid and the antioxidant, lycopene.

Ingredients:

  • 2 and 1/2 cups capsicum(red, yellow and green cubes)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat paneer(cottage cheese cubes)
  • 1/2 cup onion cubes
  • 1/2 tsp ginger(adrak) paste
  • 1 tsp garlic(lehsun) paste
  • 2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves(kasuri methi)
  • 1 and 1/4 cups fresh tomato pulp
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder(haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  • Heat oil in a deeo non-stick kadai, add the onion and saute on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add the ginger paste, garlic paste, and dr5ied fenugreek leaves and saute on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Add the capsicum, mix wewll and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes, while stirring occassionally.
  • Add the tomato pulp, turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occassionally.
  • Add the paneer and salt, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute. Serve immediately with roti or whole wheat paratha.

If you love paneer, you may also want to try:

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