Healthy Vegetarian Recipe

Healthy Vegetarian Recipes


Diabetes Specialist Preeti Jain

Try this delicious Paneer fajitas for a healthy and fibre rich recipe option for those vegetarians planning to add some protein in their diet. It is a must try for those keen on weight loss and a good alternative for those suffering from diabetes as well.


Serves 2




Cubed  panner 1/2 cup 80g
Lemon juice 1 whole lemon
Red chilli flakes 1 Tbsp
Mustard powder ½ tsp
Sesame seeds 1 Tbsp 15g
Dried parsley ¼ tsp
Olive oil ½ Tbsp 8g
Salt To taste
For Salad:
Finely sliced onion 1 no 50g
Finely sliced capsicum ½ cup 50g
Finely sliced tomatoes ½ cup 50g
Finely chopped cabbage ½  cup
Boiled green peas Fistful 15g
Boiled sweet corn Fistful 15g
Fresh parsley For garnish
Ground pepper To taste
Salt To taste
Lemon Juice ½ tsp












Healthy Vegetarian Recipe
Healthy Vegetarian Recipe


  • Marinate the paneer cubes with lemon juice, olive oil, cumin powder, mustard powder and dry parsley and salt for 30 mins.
  • Combine sesame seeds and chilli flakes in a small bowl. Coat both the sides of the paneer in this and place them on a greased baking tray or a grill.
  • Grill the paneer in a pre-heated oven for 10 mins, till the paneer attains a light brown shade
  • Sauté the vegetables for salad, season with salt, arrange on a serving plate, sprinkle some parsley on top and place the grilled paneer fajitas on the salad. Serve hot with salsa.






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By Preeti Jain

About Preeti Jain

Academically Preeti is a graduate in food science and nutrition with specialization in dietetics. She is currently pursuing her post graduation in clinical nutrition and dietetics with a specialization in cardiac and diabetes nutrition. Along with this, Preeti is also a certified diabetes educator. She has worked as health manager, diabetes educator and weight loss counselor at cheenykum (project by exemplar healthcare pvt limited). Currently Preeti is working on the biggest Zumba Fitness Research Work - To Study The Effects Of Zumba Fitness and Dietary Modifications on Weight Loss and Other Health and Fitness Parameters. Apart from this, Preeti is also working as a Diabetic Educator at Shreya Diabetes Centre. Preeti’s vision is to help people stay healthy by following a healthy diet and active lifestyle along with educating people about lifestyle disease and ways to overcome it.