If you’re looking for a vegetarian dish to serve to family and friends, this one is truly a winner!
Paneer is a fresh, non-melting cheese used in South Asian cuisines. Look for it in the packaged cheese section or deli section of grocery stores or specialty food stores. You can substitute fresh farmers’ cheese (queso fresco) or halloumi.
Vegan Variation: To make this stew vegan, omit the paneer and use extra-firm tofu or add another can of chickpeas.
Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear. However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age. Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.
Published by Robert Rose 2019
* The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.
Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.