Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak

The Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese steak was one such recipe that makes a wholesome weeknight dinner. The ratatouille is packed with goodness of fresh vegetables and when combined with the cottage cheese provides the protein that is needed in the diet. This recipe also makes a great dish that you can make for parties. Make the Ratatouille ahead of time and grilled the cottage cheese fresh and serve it hot when you are ready to serve.  Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Onion, Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant), Red Bell pepper (Capsicum), Green zucchini, Tomatoes, Basil leaves, Parsley leaves, Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese), Whole Wheat Bread crumbs, Rosemary   Ingredients for the Ratatouille 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil , plus more as needed 2 cloves Garlic , grated 1 Onion , diced small 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , diced in chunks 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) 2 Green zucchini , diced small 2 cups Tomatoes , blanched (pulsed into chunks) 2 sprig Basil leaves , roughly chopped 1 sprig Parsley leaves , roughly chopped Ingredients for the Grilled Cottage Cheese 250 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , or tofu 2 tablespoon Whole Wheat Bread crumbs 1 teaspoon Rosemary , or thyme     15   40     Heat the 1/4 cup of olive oil in a heavy bottomed sauce pan; add in the grated garlic and sauté for a couple of seconds. Then add in the onions, and stir fry on medium heat until the onions soften a little and change colour as well. About 5 minutes.Next add in the eggplant and sprinkle some salt. Cook until the eggplants are partially cooked. Next add in the bell peppers, zucchini and continue to cook for another couple of minutes.Finally add in the semi pureed tomatoes and the chopped herbs and any more additional salt to taste. Stir well to combine all the ingredients well.Cover the pan and simmer the Ratatouille for about 10 minutes until all the ingredients and vegetables have come together and the vegetables have been cooked thoroughly.The Ratatouille is now ready to be served along with your favourite bread, pasta or even a grilled cottage steak.