Curried Peas and Cheese

Curried Peas and Cheese

Serves 8


2 tbsp oil

1 can (28 oz/ 796 mL) tomatoes, including juice, chopped

1 ¼ tsp salt or to taste

¾ tsp turmeric\1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1/3 cup cilantro, chopped

2 packages (each 10oz/300 g ) frozen peas

1 recipe Lower-Fat Panir, cut into 1/2 – inch (1 cm) cubes


In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add tomatoes with juice, salt, turmeric, pepper and cilantro.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium-low.  Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.


Add peas and panir.  Increase heat to medium and return to a boil.  Reduce heat to maintain a gentle boil.  Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until gravy is slightly thicker, 12 to 15 minutes.  Serve with rice or any Indian bread.