Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Food Experiment: Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Lettuce Wrap Recipe!!

Today I tried something different in my kitchen. I was basically experimenting new recipe. I love regular Chicken Lettuce Wrap (Recipe Here), and wanted to create a Vegetarian version as well. I could not think anything better than Paneer (Cottage Cheese). I included random vegetables available in my freezer as well as topped everything with yummy and spicy tomato-onion salsa. The outcome was amazing and I am definitely going to make this dish always. Here you go guys, enjoy this easy yet extremely yummy Paneer Lettuce Wrap :)
Dancing Tummy \:D/

Prep time: 10min(s) Cook time: 10min(s) Total time: 20min(s)

Things you will need:
  • Lettuce (any kind, one small, cleaned and leaves seperated)
  • Paneer/Cottage Cheese (14 oz packet, nicely minced)
  • Corn (2 cups)
  • Green Peas (2 cups)
  • Onion (1 large size,  half finely chopped and half finely sliced)
  • Tomatoes (2 small finely chopped)
  • Serrano Pepper/ Green Chilies (2-3, finely chopped)
  • Cilantro (9-10 strands, finely chopped)
  • Portobello Mushrooms (7-10, finely sliced)
  • Salt (according to taste)
  • Oil (3 table spoons)
  • Soy sauce (2 table spoons)
  • Cumin-Coriander powder (2 tea spoons)
  • Sriracha Sauce (2 table spoons)
  • Lime juice (3 table spoons)
  • Cucumber (1/2, finely chopped)
  1. Heat 1 table spoon of  oil and add minced paneer and cumin-coriander powder. Fry until slightly red and crispy. Take out fried minced paneer and put it aside.
  2. After step 1, heat another table spoon of oil and add mushroom-sliced onion and soy sauce. Fry until golden brown. Take out mushroom-onion and put it aside.
  3. Now on the same pan heat oil and add corn and green peas.  Sprinkle salt. On a high heat fry until red and crispy.
  4. On a large bowl, add chopped onion, tomato, cilantro, lime juice, green chilies, and sriracha sauce. Mix well.
  5. On a lettuce leaf, add fried paneer first, add corn-green peas, mushroom-onion, and tomato-onion salad at the end. I also added some chopped cucumber.
  6. Wrap it up and enjoy the deliciousness :-"

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