How to make Cottage Cheese Steak - SK Khazana -

Marinated and shallow fried cottage cheese steaks served with sautéed vegetables and a delicious sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Fresh parsley (ताज़ा पार्सले)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cottage Cheese Steak - SK Khazana

Cottage Cheese Steak - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cottage Cheese Steak - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) cut into 2 inch thick rectangles 400 grams

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mixed herbs chopped 1/2 tables teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • Medium yellow squash halved vertically and sliced 1/2

  • Medium green zucchini halved vertically and sliced 1/2

  • 3 coloured capsicums cut into triangles 1 cup

  • Broccoli florets blanched 10-12

  • Medium carrot sliced and blanched 1

  • Sauce

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour 1 tablespoon

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Mix together parsley, ½ tbsp fresh herbs, crushed black peppercorns, salt, ½ tsp chilli flakes, olive oil and mix well. Apply this mixture on the cottage cheese pieces. Sprinkle cornflour over them and rub in well and set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Take yellow squash and green zucchini in a bowl, add capsicum triangles, broccoli, carrot, remaining chilli flakes, salt, crushed black peppercorns, remaining mixed fresh herb and 1 tbsp olive oil and mix well.

Step 3

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in non-stick pan, add the vegetables and toss well. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 4

Heat remaining olive oil in same non-stick pan, place marinated cottage cheese pieces and shallow-fry, turning sides, till light golden on both sides. Transfer onto a plate.

Step 5

To make sauce, add butter to the same pan and let it melt. Add refined flour and sauté till light brown. Add vegetable stock, Worcestershire sauce, crushed black pepper and salt, mix well, and cook for 2-3 minutes or till it thickens.

Step 6

Make a bed of vegetables on a serving plate, place the cottage cheese steaks over them, pour the sauce over the steaks and serve hot.

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