Paneer Sesame Salad-Cook Smart

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Paneer Sesame Salad-Cook Smart

Main Ingredients Cottage cheese (paneer), White sesame seeds (safed til)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Salads
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Paneer Sesame Salad-Cook Smart

  • 150 grams Cottage cheese (paneer)
  • 3 teaspoons White sesame seeds (safed til)
  • 2 teaspoons Black sesame seeds (kale til)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspo to taste Sea salt
  • 4 teaspoons Hung yogurt
  • 1 tablespo teaspoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • 3 Chives
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dried red chillies seeded and crushed
  • 2 cups Salad leaves (Aragula, Lollo rosso, Iceberg)
  • 1/2 cup Bean sprouts
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt


  1. Dry roast coriander seeds, 2 teaspoons white sesame seeds, 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds and ½ teaspoon sea salt in a non-stick pan on medium heat till fragrant. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Grate cottage cheese into a bowl. Mash with your hands. Add hung yogurt, 1 tablespoon olive oil, sea salt and crushed peppercorns to the cottage cheese and mix well. Refrigerate the mixture.
  3. Finley chop chives.
  4. Coarsely crush dry roasted spices in a mortar with a pestle.
  5. Take 2 teaspoons of crushed spice mixture in another bowl. Add remaining black and white sesame seeds, crushed red chillies and chopped chives and mix well.
  6. Tear salad leaves and place in a mixing bowl bowl. Add bean sprouts and toss. Place the salad on a serving dish.
  7. Grease your palms with olive oil. Divide the cottage cheese mixture into small equal portions and shape them into balls. Coat some of the balls in the crushed spice mixture and let some of the balls remain as they are. Place the prepared cottage cheese balls on the bed of salad leaves.
  8. To make dressing, take lemon juice in a bowl. Add salt and 3 teaspoons olive oil and mix well.
  9. Drizzle dressing on top of the salad and serve immediately.