Dal and Paneer Croquettes

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - Bengal gram (channa) dal
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds, crushed
  • 2 green chilies, minced
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp - mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - onion, minced
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chaat masala
  • 1/2 cup - grated paneer
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Dal and Paneer Croquettes

  • Wash and soak the dal in water for 2 hours.
  • Drain and grind to a stiff, smooth paste, using just a couple of table spoons of water.
  • Mix in rest of the ingredients except the oil.
  • Shape into tiny croquettes and deep fry in moderately hot oil till golden brown and cooked through.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney.