Paneer Puffs

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 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

  • For the puffs, mix together the flour, ghee, salt and enough water to make a soft dough.
  • Cover and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • To make the filling, heat the butter in a pan and saute the onions till they change colour.
  • Add the green chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, grated paneer, cheese, milk and white pepper powder.
  • Cook for 2 minutes over low heat, stirring continuously, till the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and leave to cool.
  • Make small marble-sized balls of dough and roll out each one into a three-inch puri.
  • 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.
  • Press edges to seal well.
  • Deep fry the puris in hot oil.
  • Serve hot.