Perfect as an appetizer, it derives inspiration from Mexican and Indian cuisines. This fusion recipe combines protein-packed paneer (fresh cheese made from milk) and lip-smacking salsa with an Indian twist! —Priya Karmarkar
tomato, finely diced
onion, finely dices
cilantro, chopped for garnishing
salt, black pepper powder
chaat masala, optional
In This Recipe
Cut the paneer into squares/rectangles that are about 0.5 cm thick.
In a pan, heat sufficient oil and fry paneer pieces on both sides until golden brown. Remove on absorbent paper.
In the same pan, fry onion until golden, followed by tomato. Sauté for a minute, add salt, sugar, black pepper powder. Mix well. Remove mixture in a bowl.
For assembly, place paneer pieces in a serving dish and spread a spoonful of the prepared mixture on them. Garnish with fresh cilantro and sprinkle chaat masala.