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Grilled paneer quinoa salad recipe

Paneer Quinoa Recipe

Grilled paneer quinoa salad recipe. Best easy quinoa salad recipe bursting with Indian flavours with tangy quinoa sald dressing and Chutney grilled paneer. Easy Indian quinoa recipe is also high protein salad recipe that is filling and delicious.
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Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: continental
Keyword: 20 Minutes, quinoa, quinoa recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 304kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 150 gm Paneer
  • 3 teaspoon yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon carrom seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Mint Leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

(For Quinoa Salad Dressing)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Pink salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili flakes
  • 1 1tsp Ginger

(To prepare the salad)

  • 1 cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 cup Rocket leaves
  • ¼ cup Cherry tomatoes
  • cup Pomegranate


  • Start with marinating the paneer cubes. In a mixing bowl add green chutney, curd, and ajwain.
  • Mix the paste well and then add paneer cubes in it.
  • Coat the paneer cubes well with the marinade and keep it aside for 20-30 minutes.
  • When the paneer is marinating, start with preparing the dressing for the salad.
  • Take a small bottle or jar (make sure the jar has a toand in that add olive oil, lemon juice, red chili flakes.
  • Some pink and sea salt and a teaspoon of crushed ginger-garlic.
  • Close the top and shake the bottle well. Shake the bottle until all the ingredients are mixed well.
  • Now, take out the marinated paneer cubes and with a skewer skew the paneer cubes in a wooden/metal sticks.
  • Grill some oil in a grill pan, when the oil starts to smoke gently put the paneer sticks in it.
  • Grill the paneer cubes from all the sides.
  • When the paneer is well-grilled take it out on a plate.
  • In a mixing bowl add cooked quinoa,fresh  rocket leaves, chopped cherry tomatoes, grilled paneer and pomegranate.
  • Pour a good amount of salad dressing (which we prepared earlier with red chili flakes and oiand mix the salad well.
  • Enjoy the salad with juice or smoothie


Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 674mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1414IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 311mg | Iron: 2mg