Paneer Pita Pockets

The whole family will enjoy these fresh and soft pita pockets, packed with a scrumptious and juicy coleslaw of veggies and paneer with mayonnaise.

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पनीर पीटा पॉकिट़्ज - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Paneer Pita Pockets in Hindi) 

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You will find this recipe especially satisfying, because every part of it, from the pita bread to the paneer coleslaw is homemade. Although that might sound daunting, it is not so. While it takes around twenty minutes to prepare the ingredients, the actual assembly and cooking of the pita pockets are quite fast, so you will actually enjoy making it. The whole family will enjoy these fresh and soft pita pockets, packed with a scrumptious and juicy coleslaw of veggies and paneer with mayonnaise.

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Paneer Pita Pockets recipe - How to make Paneer Pita Pockets

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 pita pockets
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For The Pita Bread
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp olive oil
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

To Be Mixed Into A Marinade
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)

For The Paneer Coleslaw
1 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
1 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 cup grated carrot
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup eggless mayonnaise
salt to taste
For the pita bread

    For the pita bread
  1. Combine the dry yeast with 2 tbsp of water in a bowl, cover and keep aside for 5 minutes or till the dry yeast completely dissolves in the water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients along with the yeast mixture in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  3. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to prove for 30 minutes or till the dough doubles in volume.
  4. Press the dough lightly to remove the air.
  5. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions, roll out each portion into an oblong of 175 mm. (7”) length and 6 mm. (1/4”) thickness using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the pita bread on a medium flame on for 1 minute on each side or till the pita bread puffs up and a cavity is created in the bread.
  7. Cook it on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
  8. Cut each pita bread into 2 halves. Keep aside.

For the paneer coleslaw

    For the paneer coleslaw
  1. Combine the paneer and the prepared marinade in a deep bowl, mix gently and marinate for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the coleslaw into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, warm the pita bread halves on a non-stick tava (griddle) stuff each with a portion of the coleslaw and serve immediately.


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Nutrient values per pita pocket
Energy196 cal
Protein5.2 g
Carbohydrates13.3 g
Fiber1 g
Fat13.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A387.8 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.2 mg
Vitamin B2-0.2 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C19.9 mg
Folic Acid9.1 mcg
Calcium136.5 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6.2 mg
Potassium58.4 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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Paneer Pita Pockets
 on 16 Mar 17 01:49 PM

Its awesome and super easy.Thanks for sharing this recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
16 Mar 17 02:46 PM
Paneer Pita Pockets
 on 26 Mar 15 01:16 PM

Home made pita bread, with lovely garden fresh vegetables, and soft marinated paneer, with creamy mayyo... just creates a lip smaking snack..
Paneer Pita Pockets
 on 14 Mar 12 12:00 PM

too gud, was liked by all.