Paneer Fajitas


  • 1/4 kg paneer, squares
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsps red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • pinch of cumin powder
  • 2 tbsps sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • For salad:
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 1 capsicum, finely Sliced
  • 1 tomato, finely sliced
  • ½ cup boiled green peas
  • ½ cup boiled sweet corn
  • a small cup of finely sliced cabbage
  • fresh parsley for garnish
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to season
  • 1 tsp lemon juice (optional)


  1. Marinate the paneer squares with lemon juice, olive oil, cumin powder, mustard powder and dry parsley and salt for 30 minutes.
  2. Combine sesame seeds and chilli flakes in a small bowl. Coat both the sides of the paneer in this and place them on a greased baking tray or a grill.
  3. Grill the paneer in a pre-heated oven for 10 minutes, till the paneer attains a light brown shade.
  4. Saute the vegetables for salad, season with salt, arrange on a serving plate, sprinkle some parsley on top and place the grilled paneer fajitas on the salad. Serve hot with green chutney.