Paneer Pakora Recipe


(1 cup = 240 ml)
200 gms paneer cut to desired size
¼ tsp Catch red chili powder
½ tsp Catch chaat masala
½ tsp Catch garam masala powder
Oil for deep frying

For pakora batter
½ cup besan
2 tbsp rice flour
¼ tsp Catch red chili powder
Salt as required
¾ – 1 tsp ajwain
1 tsp ginger-chili paste
Water as required

Accompaniments with Paneer Pakora:


  • Cut paneer to desired size.
  • Sprinkle Catch red chili powder, Catch garam masala and Catch chatpata chaat masala.
  • Toss them well in a bowl and set this aside.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan on a medium flame.
  • Add besan, rice flour, salt, ajwain, Catch red chili powder and ginger-chili paste to a bowl.
  • Add water just enough to make a thick but free flowing batter.
  • When the oil is hot enough, dip each paneer piece in the batter and drop it in the hot oil.
  • Gently keep stirring and flipping to fry evenly until they turn golden-brown.
  • Serve the paneer pakora hot.

Recipe Notes/ Suggestions:

  • The rice flour is optional and is used only to make the pakoras crispier.

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