How to make Piri Piri Paneer

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Red Bell Pepper (लाल शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Piri Piri Paneer

Piri Piri Paneer Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Piri Piri Paneer Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 250 grams

  • Red Bell Pepper 2-3

  • Garlic cloves 2-3

  • Red bell pepper 1 medium

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 10-12 + for garnishing

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for grilling

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Potato boiled and peeled 1 large

  • Spring onion bulb with stem 1

  • Salad leaves 4-5

  • Fresh basil leaves 5-6

  • Red bell pepper juliennes for garnishing


Step 1

To make Piri Piri sauce, deseed red chillies, break and place in a grinder jar. Add garlic cloves.

Step 2

Roughly chop bell pepper and add alongwith vinegar, salt, coriander sprigs, 1 tbsp oil and crushed peppercorns and grind into a smooth sauce. Transfer the sauce into a bowl.

Step 3

Heat some oil in a non-stick grill pan.

Step 4

Cut cottage cheese and potato into thick slices.

Step 5

Dip cottage cheese slices in the Piri Piri sauce and place on the grill pan. Grill till evenly done from both sides and grill marks appear on them.

Step 6

To make salad, diagonally slice spring onion bulb with some of its stem and place in a bowl. Tear salad leaves and add. Toss well.

Step 7

Remove grilled cottage cheese slices from the pan, clean the pan with some water and wipe dry. Heat some more oil in it.

Step 8

Reserve 1 tsp Piri Piri sauce and dip potato slices in the remaining Piri Piri sauce and place on the grill pan. Grill till evenly done from both side and grill marks appear on them.

Step 9

Tear basil leaves and add to the salad alongwith reserved 1 tbsp Piri Piri sauce and mix well.

Step 10

Place salad on a serving plate. Put grilled cottage cheese and potato slices on top, garnish with coriander sprigs and bell pepper juliennes and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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