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Paneer Chaat with Chilli Chutney


Paneer Chaat with Chilli Chutney

Paneer Chaat with Chilli Chutney



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A sweet, sour and spicy chutney served with a minty paneer chaat.


  • For the chutney:

    100 gm slit green chillies

    3 Tbsp roasted ground sesame seeds

    3 Tbsp grated jaggery

    150 ml thick tamarind pulp

    1 tsp chilli powder

    1/4 tsp turmeric powder

    2 tsp salt

    5 Tbsp sesame oil

    1/2 tsp mustard seeds

    1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

    Paneer chaat:

    400 gm paneer

    2 Tbsp lemon juice

    2 tsp dried mint

    1/4 tsp roasted ground cumin


    2 tsp chat masala

    2 Tbsp chopped coriander


For the chutney:

Slit the green chillies lengthwise.

Stir sesame powder and jaggery into tamarind pulp.

Add chilli and turmeric powder with salt.

Simmer over moderate flame for 5 minutes.

Heat 1 Tbsp oil and saute mustard and fenugreek seeds for a few seconds before adding to tamarind mixture.

Heat the remaining oil. Fry green chillies until tender.

Add tamarind mixture to the pan.

Stir to combine. Cool.

For the paneer chat

Cube paneer.

Combine the remaining ingredients.

Season and pour over paneer.

Chill before serving with the chutney.

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Key Ingredients: Cottage Cheese, lemon jiuce, mint leaves, green chillies, sesame seeds, sesame oil, red chilli, fenugreek seeds, cottage cheese, tamarind, jaggery, turmeric, salt, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, coriander leaves,