Gremolata Grilled Paneer with Pesto Quinoa

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Time30 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

If your quest is to try out appetizing, absolutely-delicious vegetarian dishes, a pesto quinoa dish that features grilled paneer would be your best bet. Smothered with zesty spices and grilled on skewers until just lightly charred- this kind of paneer is that which you will fantasize about having. And pesto quinoa is quick to make and is packed with an array of veggies bursting with Mediterranean

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre599 Cal599 Cal599 Cal599 Cal
  • 39gProtein
  • 27gFat
  • 67gCarbs
  • 9gFibre

Ingredients

Fruits & Vegetables

Carrot-regular

Carrot-regular

0.75 unit

Haricot Bean

Haricot Bean

13 units

Broccoli

Broccoli

1 piece

Onion

Onion

0.33 cups

Celery

Celery

0.25 unit

Leeks

Leeks

0.25 unit

Thyme

Thyme

0.75 teaspoons

Parsley

Parsley

5 leafs

Orange Zest

Orange Zest

1 pinch

Lime Zest

Lime Zest

1 pinch

Basil

Basil

3 leafs

Capsicum Red-regular

Capsicum Red-regular

0.25 unit

Zucchini Yellow

Zucchini Yellow

0.25 unit

Dry Grocery

Quinoa

Quinoa

0.5 cups

Salt

Salt

1.25 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1.25 teaspoons

Walnut (diced)

Walnut (diced)

0.5 unit

Mustard Dijon Paste

Mustard Dijon Paste

0.25 teaspoons

Dairy

Paneer

Paneer

1.5 cups

Other

Water

Water

1.25 glasses

Garlic

Garlic

2 pieces

Button Mushrooms

Button Mushrooms

0.75 cups

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce

2 tablespoons

Olive Oil

Olive Oil

0.25 teaspoons

Pepper

Pepper

1 teaspoon

Directions

1Blanch Diced Carrot, diced Haricot Beans and diced Broccoli.
2Par boil 5 mm diced Haricot Beans and diced Carrot.
3Boil Quinoa in Water with Salt for 25 minutes.
4Drain and refresh with Cold Water and spread out the Quinoa on a flat tray to air dry.
5In a heavy bottom vessel, put Chopped Onion, chopped Celery, chopped Leek, chopped Carrot, chopped Garlic, fresh Thyme, Oil and cook.
6When done, remove to a container. Cool and store refrigerated.
7Heat Oil in a pan and saute minced Mushroom till dry.
8Keep aside till required.
9In a pan, add chopped Onion, Mirepoix and remaining Mushrooms. Sauté till dry.
10Grind to a smooth paste and strain.
11In a pan, add Bechamel Sauce and strained Mushroom Puree and sauteed minced Mushrooms. Bring it to boil.
12Remove to a container. Check seasoning and garnish with chopped Parsley.
13Take Orange Zest and chop finely. Set aside in a bowl.
14Take Lime Zest and chop finely. Set aside.
15Lightly toss Orange Zest, Lime Zest, chopped Parsley, minced Garlic together to make a homogenous mixture.
16Keep aside till required.
17Add cleaned Basil Leaves, Walnuts, Water, Garlic, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper to a mixer and grind make paste.
18Keep aside for later use.
19Heat Oil in a pan and saute Garlic till turn Golden.
20Add blanched Carrot, Haricot Beans, Broccoli, diced Red Pepper, diced Yellow Zucchini, Salt and saute well over a medium flame for sometime.
21Season with Pepper and Thyme.
22Keep in a bowl and set aside.
23Heat Mirepoix in a pan. Add par boiled Haricot Beans & Carrot and saute.
24Add Boiled Quinoa and saute.
25Season Quinoa with Salt, Pepper & Thyme.
26In a bowl, add Quinoa and Basil Pesto.
27Mix well and set aside.
28Trim Paneer to triangle. Season with Salt and Pepper.
29Marinate with Dijon Mustard and Gremolata.
30Heat a grill and brush with Oil. Grill Paneer from both sides.
31Arrange grilled Paneer in a tray and finish baking in a hot oven at 180 degrees for 6 minutes.
32In half a bowl, add Pesto Quinoa and on the other half Sauteed Vegetables.
33Top with Gremolata Paneer. Pour Mushrooms and Onion Sauce on top. Serve hot.

Getting the best out of your Gremolata Grilled Paneer With Pesto Quinoa Recipe

How to make Gremolata Grilled Paneer With Pesto Quinoa that has a delectable aftertaste, leaving your kids craving for more? Here are some tips: Use soaked bamboo skewers and grill your paneer for 5-7 minutes. Then coat your paneer well with extra sauce. Make sure your paneer is supple and soft. Keep your basil ready for the pesto! Process your garlic, lemon cashews, etc., until smooth for at lea

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