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Paneer and chilli naans recipe

Paneer and chilli naans recipe

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This cheat's recipe is a great way to spice up plain naan breads to serve alongside your favourite Indian-inspired feast. Simply top with crumbly paneer, fiery green chilli and fresh garlic, bake and enjoy with a sprinkle of zesty coriander and seeds. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 7 mins to prepare and 8 mins to cook
  • 305 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely diced
  • 100g paneer, finely grated
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 45g butter, melted
  • 3 Tesco Finest plain naans, halved
  • ½ tsp nigella seeds
  • 5g fresh coriander, chopped, to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    13g 19%
  • Saturates

    8g 39%
  • Sugars

    2g 3%
  • Salt

    0.9g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 35.5g Protein 9.3g Fibre 2.7g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Mix the chilli, paneer and garlic with 1½ tbsp melted butter.
  2. Put the naans on a baking tray and brush with the remaining butter. Top with the cheese mix, then the nigella seeds.
  3. Bake for 8 mins or until the cheese has melted and the naans are golden. Sprinkle with the coriander to serve.

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