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Tawa fried paneer

Tawa fried paneer is a popular Indian Snack
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Shallow Fry
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Preparation Time :
30 minutes
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Serves 3
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Spicy marinated paneer, shallow fried on a Tawa. This delicious protein can be served as a starter or a snack.


12 pieces Paneer cubes

1/2 tbsp oil

For spice paste:

6 Mint leaves or a few more

1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tsp sour Curd

1 tsp Lemon juice

1 Green chilli

1 tsp Red Chilli powder

1 tsp Garam Masala

1 tsp Turmeric powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp cumin powder

Salt - to taste


  1. Add the spice paste to the cubed paneer and mix well. Keep it as such for 30 minutes.
  2. Arrange marinated paneer pieces in a tawa. Pour oil around each piece.
  3. Let the paneer fry on one side on medium flame for a few minutes.
  4. Turn it around and let the other side also fry till crisp.
  5. Remove from tawa and place it on a kitchen towel so that the excess oil is absorbed.
  6. Serve hot with a piece of lemon and onion.
  7. Recipe and Image courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen

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