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Chilli Paneer Pocket Recipe

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread ( Lebanese dish which is a leavened and baked flatbread prepared with whole wheat flour and refined flour), stuffed with Chilli Paneer ( Popular Indo-chinese dish with primary ingredients as chillies, capsicum and cottage cheese).

You can find the recipe of Whole Wheat Pita Bread on my blog. 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 Pita Bread
  • 200 Gms. Chopped Paneer Cubes
  • 2 Medium Onion (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Medium Capsicum (Finely Chopped)
  • 3 Green Chillies (Finely Chopped)
  • 15 Gms. Garlic (Minced)
  • 8 Gms. Ginger ( Minced)
  • 1 Tsp Vinegar
  • 3 Tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Schezwan Sauce
  • 2 1/2 Tsp Cornflour Powder
  • ½ Tsp Honey
  • 2 Tsp Sesame Seeds
  • Salt As Per Taste
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Oil + 1/2 Tbsp Oil

METHOD

  1. Add paneer cubes, 1 tsp soya sauce, 1 tsp schezwan sauce, 2 tsp corn flour to a bowl. Add few drops of water and mix such that paneer is thickly coated with it.
  2. Transfer bowl to fridge and let paneer pieces be marinated for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan and brush a bit of oil on its surface.
  4. Pan-fry paneer cubes on it for 2 minutes using 1/2 tbsp oil. Be sure to turn sides. You can also deep-fry them.
  5. Transfer paneer cubes to a kitchen towel.
  6. Heat remaining oil in a frying pan. Add green chillies, ginger and garlic. Sauté till they appear slight golden in color.
  7. Add onion. Sweat the mixture with a pinch of salt till onion turns translucent.
  8. Add capsicum to frying pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add soya sauce, vinegar, honey and salt.
  10. Now, add pan- fried paneer cubes to pan and mix properly.
  11. Sprinkle sesame seeds (slightly toasted on tava) and turn off the flame.
  12. Slice pita bread into 2 pieces each.
  13. Toast pita bread on tava (optional) and stuff with chilli paneer filling.

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