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Paneer Puffs Recipe

Paneer Puffs is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Refined flour
  • 2 tbsp - pure ghee, melted
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups - paneer, grated
  • 4 tbsp - processed cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 4 tbsp - onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp - Green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Milk
  • 1 tsp - white pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Paneer Puffs:

    1. For the puffs, mix together the flour, ghee, salt and enough water to make a soft dough.
    2. Cover and set aside for 15 minutes.
    3. To make the filling, heat the butter in a pan and saute the onions till they change colour.
    4. Add the green chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, grated paneer, cheese, milk and white pepper powder.
    5. Cook for 2 minutes over low heat, stirring continuously, till the sauce thickens.
    6. Remove from heat and leave to cool.
    7. Make small marble-sized balls of dough and roll out each one into a three-inch puri.
    8. Place each puri on a flat surface and place 1 tbsp of paneer filling on one half of it and cover with the other half to make a crescent.
    9. Press edges to seal well.
    10. Deep fry the puris in hot oil.
    11. Serve hot.


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