Grilled Paneer with Orange Ginger Sauce

Paneer pieces grilled and served with an orange-ginger flavoured sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Grilled Paneer with Orange Ginger Sauce

Main Ingredients Paneer (cottage cheese), Orange juice
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Grilled Paneer with Orange Ginger Sauce

  • 250 grams Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into pieces
  • 1 cup Orange juice
  • 2 inch Ginger cut into juliennes
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Orange cut into segments
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cornflour/ corn starch
  • for garnishing Iceberg lettuce leaves


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a non-stick grill pan. Place cottage cheese pieces and grill till evenly done from both the sides and grill marks appear on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper, sprinkle salt and pepper powder on top and set aside.
  2. Heat remaining butter in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till brown. Add orange segments and mix well.
  3. Add salt, pepper powder, paprika powder and mix well. Add orange juice and cook for 2 minutes. Add ginger juliennes and cook for a minute.
  4. Combine cornflour and water in a bowl and mix well to make a smooth slurry. Add this to the pan, mix well and simmer for a minute.
  5. Make a bed of lettuce leaves on a serving platter. Place the grilled paneer on the bed and pour over orange-ginger sauce. Serve immediately.