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Paneer Puffs

Paneer Puffs is a popular Indian Snack
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Deep Fry
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Serves 4


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


  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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