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Sauteed Brussel sprouts, red pepper, paneer and cashews

This recipe was sent in by Billy Brodovsky and is from Vijs Indian Cuisine  Looks delicious!
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • 11 oz brussels sprouts
  • 2/3 cup raw whole unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 3/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 lb paneer in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 large red bell pepper in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

Instructions
 

Instructions

  • CUT THE STALKS of Brussels sprouts and peel off any outer leaves that
  • are tough or damaged.
  • Discard these, Wash Brussels sprouts and Cut each one in quarters, lengthwise. Some leaves will fall off, but be sure to keep them for cooking.
  • Preheat the oven or toaster oven to 375OF.
  • Spread cashews on a baking tray and bake for 3 minutes.
  • Gently stir cashews to roast them evenly.
  • Return to the oven for another 3 minutes, or until golden brown
  • Watch carefully because cashews can burn quickly.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a large shallow pan, heat oil for 1 minute on medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle in mustard seeds and allow them to Sizzle until you hear the ñrst popping sound, about 1 minute.
  • Quickly add asafoetícla and cumin seeds and allow them to Sizzle for 30 seconds.
  • Add turmeric, salt and Cayenne, reduce the heat to medium and stir for 1 minute.
  • Be careful not to burn the seeds. (If the rnasala is about to burn before the 1 minute is
  • up, turn off the heat and quickly add tomatoes and Brussels sprouts. Then
  • return the heat to medium.)
  • Add tomatoes and Brussels sprouts and stir Well.
  • Cover and Cook vegetables for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in paneer and cook for another 2 minutes uncovered.
  • Add bell peppers and cook 2 to 3 minutes more7 until vegetables are Cooked but not mushy.
  • Before serving use your hands to break Cashews in pieces.
  • Stir Cashew pieces and cilantro into the Curry.

Notes

Notes
lf you clon’t have a full pound of paneer that’s okay-just be sure to adcl extra vegetables or cashews.
Since y0u will use high heat the seeds will cook very quickly in oil. Therefore, have all your ingredients ready to add to the spices immediately.