How to make Cottage Cheese in Barbeque Sauce -

Deep-fried spiced cottage cheese balls served with coloured bell peppers cooked in barbecue sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Barbeque sauce (बारबिक्यु सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cottage Cheese in Barbeque Sauce

Cottage Cheese in Barbeque Sauce Recipe Card


English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cottage Cheese in Barbeque Sauce Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 250 grams

  • Barbeque sauce 2½ tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespo for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Onions finely chopped 2 small

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Parsley chopped, 1 tablespo for garnishing

  • Yellow bell pepper cut into small cubes 1 small

  • Red bell pepper cut into small cubes 1 small

  • Green capsicum cut into small cubes 1 small


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Grate cottage cheese in a bowl. Add salt, 1 teaspoon crushed peppercorns, green chillies reserving some, some onions, 1 tablespoon garlic, parsley, ½ tablespoon barbeque sauce and mix well. Knead into a soft dough and divide into medium-sized balls.

Step 3

Slide the cottage cheese balls in hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in another non-stick pan, add remaining garlic and sauté for a minute. Add remaining onions and sauté till golden. Add reserved green chillies, remaining barbeque sauce and mix well. Add yellow and red bell peppers, capsicum and mix well. Add little water to adjust consistency. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 5

Arrange cottage cheese balls on a serving platter. Pour over the barbeque sauce and garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately.

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