Cooking time (approx.): 8 minutes
Style: North Indian Vegetarian
400 grams cottage cheese (paneer) cut into thick long pieces
2 medium onion(s) thickly sliced and layers separated
1 each of green, red and yellow bell pepper(s) cut into thick strips
2 tomatoes cut into thick long strips and pulp removed
2 green chillies chopped
1 tablespoon ginger juliennes
1 teaspoon each of turmeric, hot spice mix garam masala and red chilli powders
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste
finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on medium level and toss in the cumin seeds. When they begin to crackle, add the ginger juliennes, chopped green chillies and the sliced onions. Sauté for about 2 minutes.
Add the turmeric and red chilli powders. Stir well and toss in the bell peppers. Mix well and cook on medium level for about 3 minutes.
Add the cottage cheese (paneer). Toss lightly. Add the salt and lemon juice. Then, cook on medium level for about 3 minutes. Stir in the tomato strips and the hot spice mix (garam masala) and mix well.
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