Recipe for Grilled Paneer Salad with Spinach and Mango

This Grilled Paneer Salad with fresh spinach and seasonal mangoes is not just a stunning dish, but also perfect as a large center-piece salad for a dinner party or a barbecue party.

Recipe for Grilled Paneer Salad with Spinach  and Mango

Grilled paneer salad is one of the best things you can do with paneer. And we all know how well paneer pairs with palak or spinach, so this is one of my favourite salad combinations. Add a few other veggies for colour and crunch, and a delicious dressing and your summer lunch is ready in no time.

Recipe for Grilled Paneer Salad with Spinach  and Mango

I have fresh dill growing in my kitchen garden at this time of the year. It is a very strongly flavoured herb and some people totally hate it, and rightfully so. Using a tiny bit of it to flavour the dressing works well in the salad without any overwhelming dill flavour.

You do need the firm variety of paneer for this salad. The very soft and crumbly malai paneer variety will completely fall apart in the dressing and will not be suitable for grilling.

Recipe for Grilled Paneer Salad with Spinach  and Mango
This Grilled Paneer Salad with fresh spinach and seasonal mangoes is not just a stunning dish, but also perfect as a large center-piece salad for a dinner party or a barbecue party. Grilled paneer salad is one of the best things you can do with paneer. And we all know how well paneer pairs with pala...

Grilled Paneer and Mango Salad in Cider-Dill Dressing

Summary

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  • Coursesalad
  • Cuisineglobal vegetarian
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving
  • Cooking Time5 minutesPT0H5M
  • Preparation Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time25 minutesPT0H25M

Ingredients

Mother Dairy Paneer
200 grams
Baby spinach
2 cups
Red bell pepper slices
1/2 cup
Yellow bell pepper slices
1/2 cup
Large mango (cut into wedges)
1
For Dressing
Extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsps
Apple cider vinegar
3/4 tbsp
Garlic grated ,
1 clove
Finely chopped fresh dill leaves
1 tbsp
Salt
1/2 tsp
Freshly ground black pepper

Steps

  1. Wash spinach leaves 2-3 times and dry them on clean kitchen towels or in a salad spinner.
  2. Prepare the dressing by whisking all ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Slice paneer block into 8 pieces.
  4. Marinate the paneer in half the the dressing for 10 minutes.
  5. Place a grill pan on the stove at high heat. Brush some oil on it and place the drained marinated paneer pieces. Grill each side for 45 seconds or so, until grill marks appear. Remove and keep aside.
  6. Toss the spinach leaves, bell pepper slices, mango wedges in a bowl with the dressing. Use any leftover marinade in this.
  7. Arrange them on a platter. Place the grilled paneer pieces over the salad.
  8. Top with toasted pumpkin seeds.
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