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Paneer Pakoda

Paneer Pakoda is an Indian cottage cheese starter dish made of spices and seasoned chick peas flour.


For Paneer/Indian cottage cheese marination:

For seasoned batter:

  • Chick peas flour (1 cup)
  • Salt (1 tsp)
  • Chilly powder(1/2 tsp)
  • Baking powder(a pinch)


In a bowl, add paneer/Indian cottage cheese, chilly powder, salt, mix well and keep it for 5 minute.

In another bowl, add chick peas flour, chilly powder, salt, baking powder, little by little water and make a smooth batter.

Dip the marinated Paneer/Indian cottage cheese in the seasoned batter and coat it all over.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the paneer pakodas till it turns light golden brown in color.

Switch off the flame and drain away the excess oil from the pakodas into a tissue paper.

Paneer pakodas are now ready and tastes best when served with mint chutey. Enjoy!