10 August 2019


Balsamic Grilled Vegetables, Piri Piri Paneer, Kokum Sherbet makes amazing low carb quick meal for one on a lazy afternoon. Much better choice than ordering food from outside.

Have used bell pepper, green beans, carrot, onion wedges, mushrooms, tomato for the roasted veggies.

Recipe for Balsamic vegetables:
Vegetables - 2 cup
Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Balsamic vinegar - 2 tsp
Sumac powder - 1 tsp
Dried herbs - 1 tsp
Garlic pods - 2
Salt & pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients in a bowl, toss well and grill in pre heated oven 220 C for 20 - 30 minutes or until desired doneness or can be cast iron pan fried. The slight charring of vegetables makes it taste great.

Recipe for Piri Piri Paneer (spice mix from here):
Piri Piri pepper powder / dried chillies - 2 tsp / 10 nos
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Clove - 5 no's
Black pepper - 1 tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
Garlic powder - 2 tsp
Bay leaves - 2
Dried oregano - 2 tsp

Grind above to fine powder. Marinate paneer with required amount of Piri Piri spice mix, a teaspoon oil, salt and grill pan fry it on both sides.

Recipe for Kokum Sherbet:
Kokum - 1/2 cup
Roasted jeera powder - 1 tsp
Black salt - 1/2 tsp
Lime juice - 1 tbsp
Jaggery powder - 2 tbsp

Soak Kokum overnight, blend it to smooth paste, mix jaggery powder to it, mix well, Strain it using a sieve, add cumin powder, black salt, lime juice, thin it with required cold water and serve.


  1. Simple to make and healthy to eat no doubt but will it be adequate as a meal even if it is a lazy and quick meal?

  2. You are coming up with innovative but easy to make quick meal. I have not tasted Kokum fruit.What is its name in Tamil?

  3. Hello, do you have youtube channel? Can you post recipes in youtube