Peri peri Paneer steak with veggies

I try to eat a healthy low carb and low fat meal in evening. I am constantly trying to add veggies and proteins in my meal in innovative ways , which dont make feel that I am on diet or I am starving. 

I love paneer in any form and the best way to have it was grilled on a super hot pan along with quick stir fried veggies. Try this simple yet yummilicious recipe and you will start looking at diet food with colourful glasses and start relishing them.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • Paneer or cottage cheese – 250 gm block
  • Peri Peri Masala or Nando’s Peri Peri’s sauce -2tbsp
  • Salt – as per taste
  • olive oil – 1 tsp (if using dry masala)
  • Broccoli florets – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 large onion sliced
  • Garlic – 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Carrot – 1 cut into strips
  • Bell Peppers – 1 cup cut into strips
  • Mushrooms – 1/2 cup sliced
  • Salt & Pepper as per taste
  • Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Soy Sauce – 1tbsp
  • Olive oil or Seasame oil – 1 tbsp

METHOD

  1. Cut the paneer into 2 or 4 rectangular slabs of two inch thick slices.
  2. Marinate the slices with 1 tsp olive oil, salt & peri Peri masala. (Alternatively, you can marinate with Nando’s peri peri sauce ). Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. In a non stick wok, add sesame oil or olive oil.Once heated, add in crushed pepper, garlic and roast for a minute. Next add onions and saute for a minute on high flame. Add in mushrooms , broccoli , carrots and salt as per taste. Mix everything together and cover and cook for couple of minutes. 
  4. Next add in vinegar & soy sauce.  Add the bell peppers in last and stir fry everything on high flame for couple of minutes and adjust seasoning.
  5. Heat a cast iron grill pan or a non stick pan. Grill paneer from both sides till it browns from both sides. Takes only couple of minutes on a hot pan.
  6. To serve, In a plate , place sauteed vegetables and top with a paneer steak.  Serve hot and enjoy. 
 

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