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paneer dill balls is a no fuss and quick to make recipe which is turned into a healthy Indian snack. Learn how to make 5 minute Indian paneer recipe.
To make paneer dill balls, combine the paneer, salt and milk in a bowl and knead very well to form a dough. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and roll each portion into a round. Roll them into the dill till they are evenly coated from all the sides. Refrigerate for at least an hour and serve chilled.
The paneer dill balls is a dainty cold starter, made by coating succulent balls of paneer with finely chopped dill leaves. The melt-in-the-mouth texture of paneer together with the irresistible taste of dill leaves, which is absorbed well by the paneer, make this cold healthy paneer Indian snack a super-duper treat to the palate.
The vibrant green colour of dill looks really awesome against the white background of paneer. Packed with good fat, this 5 minute Indian paneer recipe can be enjoyed as a snack or starter.
The paneer is a very good source of protein. Each ball lends 1.1 g of protein. This is a good snack for weight watchers. The protein will help to boost metabolism and aid in weight loss. Diabetics and heart patients too can indulge into this snack then. If you wish to control the amount of fat, use low fat paneer in this cold starter.
Tips for paneer dill balls. 1. Use fresh paneer only for this recipe. 2. The dill leaves must be chopped very finely so that it coats the paneer evenly. 3. Paneer dill balls can be eaten immediately or stored in the fridge in an air-tight container for 2 to 3 days.
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- To make paneer dill balls, combine the paneer, salt and milk in a bowl and knead very well to form a soft dough.
- Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and roll each portion into a round.
- Roll them into the dill leaves till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
- Refrigerate the paneer dill balls for at least an hour and serve chilled.
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what is paneer dill balls made off? healthy paneer suva snack is made from 1/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese), salt to taste, 1/2 tsp milk and 2 tbsp finely chopped dill leaves.
Paneer + Low Fat Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Potassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on 5 super benefits of paneer.
Low fat paneer is has all the same nutrients as full-fat paneer, but it is minus the fat.
Dill Leaves Exhibit Antioxidant Property: Antioxidants are the substances that help in removing the potentially harmful substances called “free radicals” from our body. They prevent or stop cell damage in your body and thus lowers the risk of chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heartdisease. They are also a good way of flushing out toxins from our body. Dill leaves are rich in antioxidants vitamin A and vitamin C. A cup of chopped leaves fulfil 42.5% of day’s vitamin C and 29.9% of day’s vitamin A requirement.
Dill Leaves Maintain Bone Health: Osteoporosis is a disease which affects many people as they age. Protein and calcium are the twin pillars to keep the bones healthy. While protein and calcium can be sourced from sprouts, dals, pulses and dairy foods, we also get calcium from cereals like ragi, nuts like almonds and walnuts, seeds like sesame seeds and fruits and vegetables like broccoli, avocado and of course dill leaves too. So don’t forget to add suva bhaji to your list of calcium rich foods. Further to enhance calcium absorption, pair it with a source of vitamin C rich food. See 5 super benefits of suva, dill.
In a glass bowl put 1/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese) / crumbled malai paneer.
Add salt to taste.
Add 1/2 tsp milk. This is required to bind the dough.
Knead it very well to form a soft dough.
Divide it into 5 portions and roll them into balls.
Add 2 tbsp finely chopped dill leaves.
Roll the balls into the suva with your fingers.
Coat all the paneer balls with dill.
Refrigerate and serve chilled. It stays fresh when stored refrigerated for 2 to 3 days.
You can easily double the recipe and use 1/2 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese). This will make a larger batch which you can store in the fridge for 2 to 3 days.
Your dough will be very soft but that is not a problem as the paneer balls will get coated with their filling and harden a bit when put in the fridge.
You can make an assortment of healthy paneer ball starters from paneer herbed balls to
Always chill your paneer ball snacks in a fridge. They harden and taste really good. Cover with a cling wrap.
Paneer Dill Balls – a protein rich cold starter.
Brimming with protein and calcium, these dainty balls are a healthy way to snack on.
These 2 key nutrients help in bone strengthening process.
The use of dill leaves is a way of adding flavour at the expense of minimum calories.
Have 2 to 3 balls at snack time.
Diabetics, heart patients and weight watchers can include this snack as a part of the meal. They can make their choice between full fat paneer and low fat paneer.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ball
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