Sauteed mushroom and paneer with couscous/quinoa


  • Paneer - 1 pc (matchbox size)
  • Mushrooms - 4 pieces
  • Olive oil - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - squeeze (alter as per taste)
  • Plain water - 1 cup
  • Broccoli, finely chopped - 2 tbsp 
  • Couscous / quinoa - 2 tbsp cooked
  • Salt and pepper - use minimum to taste
  • Freshly chopped Parsley - 1 tsp


Cut paneer into small cubes. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Saute it for about 2-3 minutes and toss. Add lemon juice, water, mushrooms and broccoli. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper and serve with couscous or quinoa. Garnish with parsley if desired.

Nutritive value: per serving:

Energy (Kcals) 168
Protein(g) 12
Fats (g) 10
Carbohydrates (g) 18


This recipe being perfect for weight loss consists of all the desired nutrients. Loaded with high biological proteins coming from paneer and mushroom, makes this cereal dish one complete meal. Addition of broccoli aids in weight loss, fights cancer and also adds on to the required antioxidants. Couscous and quinoa adds on to the crunchiness, high fiber and raises the amino-acid profile of the dish.


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Om Namah Shivaay

This is exactly what I was looking for.

Kinshoo (momlearningwithbaby)

Saving. Was was actually looking for a quinoa recipe

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