Tawa fried paneer

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Tawa fried paneer is a delectable delight made up of marinated paneer. The recipe is famous across length and breadth of India and popularly served as a snack. It is absolutely one of the best loved paneer recipes

The Indian snack is shallow fried and is loaded with proteins. You can snack it on any time as it is easy to be prepared. The key is to marinate the paneer pieces well with masala. The coating on masala will add taste like a crispy crust as soon as it is cooked. 

Easily made up on tawa or your regular dosa pan, paneer tawa masala is ideally served with salad and mint chutney. Rest is your pick. Learn how to make this easy paneer recipe at home by following our step by step guide below.This popular Indian recipe is curated by Bawarchi Chef Nithya Balaji.

Take a look at more Snacks Recipes. You may also want to try DRY FRUIT MODAK , Potato and Corn Rolls, Palazthappam, Avocado Toast

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  • 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

How to Make Tawa fried paneer

  • Add the spice paste to the cubed paneer and mix well.

  • Keep it as such for 30 minutes.
  • Arrange marinated paneer pieces in a tawa.
  • Pour oil around each piece.
  • Let the paneer fry on one side on medium flame for a few minutes.
  • Turn it around and let the other side also fry till crisp.
  • Remove from tawa and place it on a kitchen towel so that the excess oil is absorbed.
  • Serve hot with a piece of lemon and onion.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen
  • Best Accompaniments: Salad, mint chutney or any spicy sauce.