Spiced broccoli with paneer

Paneer cheese makes a great ingredient for vegetarian curries. This one is spiced up with garam masala

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 529
  • fat 40g
  • saturates 21g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 37g
  • salt 1.3g


  • 1 large head broccoli, broken into florets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 225g pack paneer, sliced
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • naan bread, to serve


  1. Cook the broccoli in a large pan of boiling salted water for 3-4 mins. Save a little of the cooking water, then drain broccoli and set aside in the colander.

  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Season, then fry the paneer for 2-3 mins on each side until golden. Move the paneer to the edge of the pan and add the garam masala, garlic, chilli and reserved cooking water. Cook for 2 mins, then return broccoli to the pan, with the lemon zest and juice. Toss everything together to heat through and serve with warm naan breads.

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