Highlights

  • Paneer is a versatile kitchen ingredient
  • Paneer is also known as cottage cheese
  • Paneer is an excellent source of protein

‘To eat or not to eat’, if you are dieting or are thinking to start, this is a pertinent question that you cannot escape from, especially when you have luring options around you all the time. Dieting does require you to cut back on a lot of your favourite foods, but at the same time, you need not survive on soups and salads alone. There are plenty of ways you can make this ride fun and flavourful. This way, you also have a better chance of sustaining weight loss. You only have to ensure that you eat in moderation, choose your ingredients wisely and try to eat seasonal foods. This paneer and salsa tortilla could be just the right snack that could liven up your day.

Paneer is said to be one of the best vegetarian sources of protein. As we all know protein is also called the ‘building block of life’, it is useful in building muscle and aid muscle recovery after a gruelling workout session. Additionally, it also imparts a sense of satiety. If you feel full, you naturally do not tend towards anything to fill your stomach. Eating in controlled portions, this increases your chance s of weight-loss. In this recipe, the marinated paneer chunks and home-made salsa are tucked inside a roll.

Adding the much-needed zest to this recipe is the tangy and fiery salsa made with chopped tomatoes, onions, radish, spring onion and cucumber. This vibrant salsa is spruced up with extra virgin olive oil, but you can use other variety of olive oil s as well, but extra virgin olive oil is said to be the best bet for weight-loss. You can enhance the salsa further with lime juice, chaat masala and a pinch of salt.  

For the wrap, you can purchase whole wheat tortilla from a local store, or just make one quick, thin whole wheat wrap/roti and fill it with these delicious and healthy contents. Here is the step-by-step recipe of the paneer and salsa wrap. You can experiment with some of the ingredients, add or eliminate according to your preference. Try it and tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.

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