How to make Grilled Paneer With Chilli Plum Sauce -

Grilled paneer cubes served with spicy plum sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Plums (आलूभुखारे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Grilled Paneer With Chilli Plum Sauce

Grilled Paneer With Chilli Plum Sauce Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Grilled Paneer With Chilli Plum Sauce Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 200 grams

  • Plums seeded and cut into wedges 1 kilogram

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Amchur powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Honey 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Put plums in a mixer jar, add red chilli powder, 1 tsp amchur, ginger paste and grind into a purée using Bisleri water as required.

Step 2

Cut paneer into large cubes. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a Nirlep non stick pan, add plum purée and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring in between.

Step 3

Add salt and mix. Add garam masala powder and cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 4

Push the sauce to one sides of the pan and place the paneer pieces in the centre.Pour the remaining oil over the paneer pieces and grill evenly on both the sides for 1-2 minutes or till light golden.

Step 5

Sprinkle chilli flakes and flip the paneer pieces. Lightly mix the paneer pieces in the plum sauce.

Step 6

Add honey and remaining amchur and mix well. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.