Protein is said to be one of the most essential macronutrients and the primary building blocks of the body. Apart from helping maintain bodily muscles, protein is also vital for weight loss. Dietitians and nutritionists often recommend high-protein diets for shedding the extra kilos. Other than meat products, paneer or cottage cheese is considered one of the wholesome sources of protein complete with all nine amino acids. But how do we consume this plant-based protein and include it in our diet? This high-protein, low-carb Paneer Kheera salad is just the recipe you need.
Paneer Kheera salad or Paneer Cucumber salad is probably one of the simplest and nutritious recipes out there. With the goodness of paneer in grated form, the salad recipe enriches your diet with plenty of complete protein. The paneer being grated blends well with the other ingredients and dressing and thus makes for a delicious treat. The Paneer Kheera salad is made with a number of vegetables including onion, tomato, and of course, cucumber. The interesting dressing for this recipe too is made with powdered spices, honey, and lemon juice.
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The fact that this salad is made with Paneer only makes it low in carbohydrates and extremely beneficial for those watching their weight. Cucumber too is filling and contains good quantities of water, which makes it excellent for weight loss. The best part about the Paneer Kheera salad recipe is that it is ready in a matter of just 15 minutes!
How To Make Paneer Kheera Salad | High-Protein, Low-Carb Paneer Kheera Salad Recipe
Start by mixing cucumber, tomato, and onion in a bowl. Add grated paneer to this along with salt and black pepper and mix well. Now in a separate bowl, prepare the salad dressing by mixing together honey and lemon juice. Add the dressing to the salad and toss everything together. Your Paneer Kheera salad is ready.
So, what are you waiting for? Whip up this Paneer Kheera salad for a delicious and healthy treat. Trust us, you'll be coming back to this recipe very soon.
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