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paneer cutlet recipe | paneer tikki recipe | paneer starter recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. easy and tasty cutlet recipe prepared with crumbled and moist paneer mixed with boiled vegetables and spices which is later pan fired or deep fried till crisp. an ideal party starter or appetizer which is also a favourite kids snacks recipe for tiffin boxes.
paneer tikki recipepaneer cutlet recipe | paneer tikki recipe | paneer starter recipe with step by step by step photo and video recipe. basically a indian cottage cheese based cutlet filled with protein and all the vegetable nutrient which not only makes it healthy but tasty too. while there are several ways of preparing this simple paneer cutlet, this recipe is a mixture of grated paneer and boiled mashed vegetables. certainly a treat and starter delight for vegetarians lovers.

as mentioned earlier, there are myriad ways of preparing this soft and tender paneer cutlet recipe. the main one’s are with and without boiled and mashed vegetables to these cutlets. however in this recipe i have added the vegetables which gives nice texture and consistency to paneer tikki recipe. in other words boiled and mashed vegetables especially potatoes gives strength to cutlets and does not allow to dissolve. in addition, with just grated paneer, you may feel pale in taste where as with vegetables it would be infused with many flavours.

paneer cutlet recipethere aren’t any complicated steps in this recipe, yet i would like to add few tips for a moist and soft paneer cutlet recipe. firstly, i have used homemade paneer with full cream milk, which would yield moist and creamy paneer. but you can use the store bought one with good quality and fresh one. secondly, i have used corn starch as binding agent in this recipe. alternatively you can use bread crumbs, rusk powder, bread slices, crushed oats and even maida / plain flour. lastly, do not fry these in extremely hot oil otherwise the inner layer may not cook properly.

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paneer tikki recipe
paneer cutlet recipe | paneer tikki recipe | paneer starter recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
easy paneer cutlet recipe | paneer tikki recipe | paneer starter recipe
Course: snacks
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 6 Servings
Author: Hebbar's Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
for cutlet:
  • 2 cups paneer / cottage cheese crumbled
  • 1 cup potato boiled and mashed
  • 2 tbsp onion finely chopped
  • ½ carrot grated
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ½ tsp aamchur / dry mango powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • ½ tsp salt or as required
for maida paste:
  • ¼ cup corn flour
  • ¼ tsp pepper crushed
  • 2 tbsp maida / plain flour / all purpose flour / refined flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
other ingredients:
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • oil for shallow frying
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl combine all the ingredients listed for cutlet.
  2. now prepare maida paste by combining ¼ cup corn flour, 2 tbsp maida, ¼ tsp pepper, ¼ tsp salt and ½ cup water.
  3. mix well to form lump free and flowing consistency batter.
  4. prepare a small ball sized patties greasing hand with oil. greasing oil prevents dough from sticking.
  5. now dip in prepared maida paste and cover batter all sides.
  6. further coat with bread crumbs all sides. use panko bread crumbs / crushed corn flakes as they give nice texture.
  7. now shallow fry or deep fry or pan fry in hot oil. alternatively, bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 12 minutes.
  8. fry on medium flame, flipping occasionally till it turns golden brown.
  9. finally, serve panner cutlet with mint dip or tomato sauce.

how to make paneer cutlet with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cups crumbled paneer and 1 cup boiled and mashed potato.
    paneer cutlet recipe
  2. also add 2 tbsp onion, ½ carrot, 2 tbsp coriander leaves, 1 green chilli and ½ tsp ginger paste.
    paneer cutlet recipe
  3. additionally add ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp aamchur, ½ tsp garam masala and ½ tsp salt.
    paneer cutlet recipe
  4. add 2 tbsp corn flour and combine well.
    paneer cutlet recipe
  5. mash and mix to form a soft dough. add more corn flour if required.
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  6. now prepare maida paste by combining ¼ cup corn flour, 2 tbsp maida, ¼ tsp pepper, ¼ tsp salt and ½ cup water.
    paneer tikki recipe
  7. mix well to form lump free and flowing consistency batter.
    paneer tikki recipe
  8. prepare a small ball sized patties greasing hand with oil. greasing oil prevents dough from sticking.
    paneer tikki recipe
  9. now dip in prepared maida paste and cover batter all sides.
    paneer tikki recipe
  10. further coat with bread crumbs all sides. use panko bread crumbs / crushed corn flakes as they give nice texture.
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  11. now shallow fry or deep fry or pan fry in hot oil. alternatively, bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 12 minutes.
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  12. fry on medium flame, flipping occasionally till it turns golden brown.
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  13. finally, serve panner cutlet with mint dip or tomato sauce.
    paneer cutlet recipe

notes:

  • firstly, make sure the paneer is not too moist, else the cutlet might break while frying.
  • also, add vegetables of your chpoice like peas, corn and beans.
  • additionally, adding grated cheese to the stuffing makes cheesy paneer cutlet more tasty.
  • finally, panner cutlet taste great when served hot.

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8 COMMENTS

  1. My cutlet mix is little loose.. what should I add to make it firm..
    Also for how many days will It stay good if I keep in freezer..

  2. This is a great recipe. I tried it the moment I saw. It came out great, did a few modifications based on ingredients I had. Over all yum! I hope my kid enjoys as much. Thanks for this yummy recipe

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