Peppy Paneer Starter

Paneer marinated in curd, ginger garlic paste, and pepper. Its a great starter, good way of protein intake for vegetarians. Be sure you make enough because you just cant stop munching these succulent paneer chunks!


Paneer – 200 gms
Curd – 100 gms
Peppercorns – 20-25 nos (or pepper powder 1 tsp)
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Dry basil – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tea spoon or to taste.
Capsicum – 1 medium size
Oil – 1-2 tbsp

Resting Time (for the marinate): 30 mins.
Cooking Time: 15 min.

Mix the curd with ginger garlic paste, crushed peppercorns, basil, and salt. Cut paneer into 1-inch squares around half a centimeter thick and put in the curd mixture.


Marinate for half an hour. Cut the Capsicum in square pieces. Pour oil in a pan and place the paneer pieces in the oil and pour the remaining marinate on to the pan. Cook in low fire. Flip over the paneer pieces one by one after 2-3 minutes.


Cook for 2 minutes until the edges are crisp. Take Out the Paneer pieces and place in the serving dish. Place the capsicum pieces on the pan and cook for around 2 minutes. Take out and place in the serving dish. Its a great starter.

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