Poppy Seed Peanut Butter Satay
Succulent paneer marinated with peanut butter and some exotic flavours make for a delectable snack. Serve it to your kids and take care of their taste buds as well as protein intake.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi Poppy Seed Peanut Butter Satay Recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-4-5 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • FOR Poppy Seeds Peanut Butter Satay
  • 3 to 4 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp lemon zest grated
  • 2 to 3 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 250 gm paneer
  • 1 lemon grass stalks
  • ½ diced green capsicum
  • ½ diced yellow capsicum
  • ½ diced red capsicum
  • Poppy seeds
  • FOR Sauce
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil


  1. 1

    Heat sesame oil in a pan and add cloves red chilli powder, lemon zest and brown sugar.
  2. 2

    Mix well and cook for a minute.
  3. 3

    Add peanut butter, lemon juice, salt and coconut milk.
  4. 4

    Mix well and cook for another minute.
  5. 5

    Gently stab the lemon grass stalks and run the stabbed portion into the pan.
  6. 6

    Keep it in the pan.
  7. 7

    Dice paneer into elongated pieces.
  8. 8

    Thread the capsicums and paneer alternately on the skewers.
  9. 9

    Using the lemon grass, apply the marination and grill on a tandoor for 4 5 minutes.
  10. 10

    For the sauce, combine red chilli flakes, parsley, lemon juice, brown sugar, soya sauce, and sesame oil, in a bowl and mix well.
  11. 11

    Once the satay are nearly grilled, sprinkle some poppy seeds on them to coat them.
  12. 12

    Serve hot with the sauce.
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