Quinoa Paneer Carrot Peppers Salad, for Lunch Or Dinner


Quinoa Paneer Carrot Peppers Salad, for Lunch Or Dinner

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Salads like this make a wonderful meal! With peppy flavours and a plethora of textures, the Quinoa Paneer Carrot Pepper Salad is ideal for lunch or dinner.

It has a good mix of food groups, which makes it filling and nourishing. Make sure you cool the cooked quinoa and sautéed paneer well before mixing it with the other ingredients.

Pack the lemony dressing in a separate container, and mix it with the salad ingredients just before eating, to relish the bright flavour and fresh textures of this salad.

Quinoa is a complete protein, and together with paneer it caters to your protein requirements for the day.

Carrots are wonderful for your eyesight, while lettuce is a low-cal ingredient that abounds in nutrients like calcium , iron , folate, and vitamins A and C . All together, these nutritious ingredients make the salad a complete meal!

Quinoa Paneer Carrot Peppers Salad, for Lunch Or Dinner recipe - How to make Quinoa Paneer Carrot Peppers Salad, for Lunch Or Dinner

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup coloured capsicum cubes
1/4 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1/2 tsp oil
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1/4 cup carrot juliennes
1/4 cup diagonally cut carrot
1/2 cup lettuce or lolo lettuce , torn into pieces

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp honey
sea salt (khada namak) to taste
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a grill pan or a broad non-stick pan, add the paneer and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Cool, add all the other ingredients and put in an air-tight container with a dressing in a separate small container.
  3. Just before eating, mix the dressing and toss well. Eat immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy356 cal
Protein11.6 g
Carbohydrates41.1 g
Fiber10.7 g
Fat17.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium44.4 mg

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