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Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla Recipe

How to make Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla

By GV Krithvik RamPublished 7 months ago 3 min read

About Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla

Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla is a delicious Mexican-inspired dish that combines a spicy cheese and chipotle sauce with paneer cheese and a variety of other ingredients. The result is a flavorful and filling quesadilla that is perfect for lunch, dinner, or a snack. This dish can be made in minutes and is sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

These quesadillas are stuffed with a chunky guacamole mixture, cheese, paneer, and cooked until golden and melty. Serve warm with avocado guacamole and your favourite garnishing.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings 2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla (Method 1)

  • 90 gms Paneer diced (marinated in chipotle adobo sauce)
  • 2 tbsp Chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 small Yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp each Oregano, cumin, paprika, sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper powder
  • 15 gms Diced tomatoes
  • 15 gms Blanched corn
  • 15 gms Red and yellow peppers, diced
  • 1 tsp Cilantro, chopped

For avocado guacamole:

  • 2 Small avocados
  • 1/4 cup Diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Lime juice
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro
  • 4-5 Pickled jalapeno slices
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

For quesadilla ingredients:

  • 10 Flour tortillas
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend
  • 1 tbsp Butter, salted

How to Make Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla

  1. Before making quesadilla, mix all the ingredients of guacamole in a mixing bowl and keep it on a chunky consistency and keep refrigerated.
  2. Heat a large fry pan over medium heat with a drizzle of oil. Once heated, lay one tortilla in the pan and place all the ingredients on the tortilla in a half moon style on one side of the tortilla.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese and cover it in half moon using spatula. Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until golden, then carefully flip and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden and melty.

Serve warm with avocado guacamole and your favourite garnishing.

Health Benefits of Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla Recipe

Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla is a delicious and nutritious meal that can provide a variety of health benefits. Paneer is a type of cheese made from cow's milk and is full of essential nutrients such as calcium, protein, phosphorus, and B vitamins. It is also a great source of healthy fats, which can help to reduce cholesterol levels.

The addition of chipotle peppers adds a spicy flavor to the dish and provides a good source of antioxidants and vitamin C. The tortilla wrap provides dietary fiber to help promote healthy digestion as well as carbohydrates for energy. Overall, this meal is a great option for those looking for a nutritious and tasty meal.

Prepare Cheese Chipotle Paneer Quesadilla Recipe (Method 2)


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces paneer cheese, diced
  • 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican-style cheese


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, chipotle peppers, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, about 4 minutes.
  2. Add the paneer cheese and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cheese is melted, about 3 minutes.
  3. Place one tortilla on a work surface. Sprinkle with one-fourth of the cheese mixture and top with one-fourth of the shredded cheese. Top with another tortilla.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Place the quesadilla in the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Flip the quesadilla and cook until golden brown on the other side, about 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer the quesadilla to a cutting board and cut into wedges. Repeat with the remaining quesadillas and filling. Serve warm.

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