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paneer pakora recipe | paneer pakoda | how to make crispy paneer pakora

easy paneer pakora recipe | paneer pakoda | how to make crispy paneer pakora
Course snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for marination:

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¾ tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp  kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 9 cubes paneer / cottage cheese cubed

for besan batter:

  • ¾ cup gram flour / besan
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp hing / asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp chaat masala
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¾ tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp kasuri methi and ¼ tsp salt.
  • combine well forming a paste.
  • now add 9 cubes paneer and rub gently covering masala paste to paneer. keep aside.
  • further, prepare besan batter by taking ¾ cup besan and 2 tbsp rice flour in a mixing bowl.
  • also add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp hing, ¼ tsp chaat masala and ¼ tsp salt.
  • combine all the ingredients well.
  • add in ½ cup water and whisk smooth.
  • also, add a pinch of baking soda and mix gently.
  • dip the marinated paneer into prepared besan batter and coat it completely.
  • furthermore, deep fry in hot oil till they turn golden brown.
  • finally, paneer pakora recipe or paneer bajji is ready to serve.