Stuffed Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - paneer
  • 350 g - boiled potatoes
  • 40 g - onion (cut into small pieces)
  • 15 g - garlic (grated)
  • 15 g - ginger (grated)
  • 2-3 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 4-6 - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 200 g - gram flour (besan)
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Lemon juice of 2 lemons

How to Make Stuffed Paneer

  • Cut paneer into squares of about 1.5 inch wide.
  • Marinate these paneer pieces in salt and lemon juice and keep aside while you prepare the stuffing.
  • Mix besan, water, salt into the mixture and keep it aside. This mixture should not be thin but thick.
  • In a wok, heat some oil and add cumin seed, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds.
  • Next, add onion, garlic and ginger and fry till golden in colour.
  • Now mix mashed potatoes and keep on stirring for 5 minutes. Also stir in the green chillies and red chillies. When this is done let it cool.
  • Now, take out the paneer pieces from the marinade and put a thick coating of potato on each piece.
  • Heat oil and dip this paneer piece in besan mixture. Deep-fry in oil till little red in colour.
  • Enjoy this snack with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney.

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