Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Vegetarian Dinner Series <<| Paneer with sesame and broccoli |>>

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

Instructions :
1. Trim the broccoli and boil or steam for 5-6 mins until tender but firm to the bite.
2. Drain and cool under cold running water.
3. 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.
4. Cook for 1 min until fragrant, then add the onion and cook another 2 mins.
5. Throw in the paneer, ginger and garlic, and season. Cook on a medium heat for 4-5 mins until the paneer turns golden.
6. Add the broccoli and mix through the paneer and spices, then add lemon juice, mace and twist of pepper.