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Paneer Makhani Quesadillas

India meets Mexico in these scrumptious and delicious Paneer Makhani Quesadillas that are gluten-free and vegetarian.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Mexican
Keyword Paneer, Quesadilla
DietGluten-Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 quesadillas
Calories 439kcal
Author Nisha


for Paneer Makhani

for each Paneer Makhani Quesadilla

  • 1 tsp Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil for 10% off, use code HONEY10
  • 1 gluten-free tortilla
  • 1/3 cup paneer makhani
  • 1 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 3 pieces sliced red bell pepper
  • 3 pieces sliced green bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • sprinkle of chat masala


Prepare the Paneer Makhani

  • Check out my recipe for Paneer Makhani.

Prep the Veggies & Cube the Paneer

  • Slice red and green bell pepper. Chop the green chilies (or serrano/jalapeno) and fresh cilantro.
  • Cube the paneer into small cubes.

Cook the Paneer Makhani Quesadillas

  • Heat up a castiron skillet on low-medium heat. Add a teaspoon of Primal Kitchen's Avocado Oil.
  • Place a tortilla of your choice on the castiron skillet. Cook for 30 seconds until warmed through.
  • Flip tortilla.
  • Add a couple of spoonfuls of paneer makhani on half of the tortilla.
  • Top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Now add red and green bell peppers, green chilies, and cilantro. Sprinkle some chat masala.
  • Fold the quesadilla.
  • Once golden-brown, flip. Cook on the other side for a few minutes until golden brown.
  • Slice into thirds. Dip quesadilla into Paneer Makhani sauce and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Paneer Makhani Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 481mg21%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 371IU7%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 394mg39%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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