Spicy Paneer on Toast (Diabetic Snack) by Tarla Dalal

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Feb. 02, 2014

A zesty topping made from low-fat paneer and vegetables adds spice to nutritious whole wheat toasts. A great teatime snack, they make a good accompaniment to a hot, sugar-free beverage! Since low-fat paneer is high in protein, go easy on milk and milk products like curds for the rest of the day.


Whole wheat bread slice 4 , toasted
For topping
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Finely chopped ginger 1/2 Teaspoon
Finely chopped garlic 1/2 Teaspoon
Finely chopped capsicum 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Finely chopped green chili 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Black salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Grated low fat paneer 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (cottage cheese)
Finely chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon
Finely chopped mint leaves 2 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



For Topping:

1. In a broad non-stick pan, heat oil and saute onion, ginger and garlic until translucent.

2. Add capsicum, green chili, turmeric powder and black salt. Stir and cook for a minute.

3. Stir in paneer and saute over medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

4. Add coriander, mint leaves, lemon juice and salt. Mix well and cook for 1 minute. Divide the topping into 4 equal portions and set aside.


5. On a clean dry surface, place the toasted bread slices and spread a portion of the topping evenly on top of each.


6. Cut into 4 pieces and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 117Calories from Fat 24

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 336 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet