Zesty Paneer

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Time20 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves2

Zesty Paneer is a typical Punjabi dish cooked regularly in most households in North India. Many north Indian restaurants prepare this dish even in the south but the taste can vary from place to place. Zesty Paneer Recipe can be prepared in different ways but the most famous and common has a tangy taste. The juicy and soft cottage cheese cubes prepared in a delicious gravy is relished by every memb

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre330 Cal330 Cal330 Cal330 Cal
  • 19gProtein
  • 21gFat
  • 17gCarbs
  • 1gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

4 teaspoons

Paprika Powder

Paprika Powder

2 teaspoons

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Oregano Herbs

Oregano Herbs

1 teaspoon

Honey

Honey

2 teaspoons

Dairy

Paneer

Paneer

200 g

Fruits & Vegetables

Lime Zest

Lime Zest

1 teaspoon

Other

Garlic

Garlic

5 pieces

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

1 tablespoon

Directions

1Slice paneer with a thickness not more than the tip of your index finger and pat dry it. Finely chop the garlic.
2Take a bowl, combine the paprika powder, salt, oregano, black pepper and honey.
3Add lemon juice, lemon zest, 1 tsp oil and garlic. Mix properly
4Spread the mixture on paneer slices and let it rest for 15-25 min.
5Heat a grill pan, drizzle the oil. Add the marinated paneer steak. Grill it from both the sides.
6Serve it with tossed vegetables or as it is.

Tips on Cooking Zesty Paneer in a simpler way

For people who like to cook paneer on a regular basis, it is advantageous to prepare the masala in advance as it saves time when cooking the entire dish from scratch. A large quantity of masala can be cooked using onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and other dry masalas and stored in the fridge. Zesty Paneer Video suggests using a mixer grinder to prepare the gravy as compared to just mixing it in

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