Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

I was traveling with my family from Jammu To Amritsar for attending a wedding of my uncle. We reached Pathankot my father asked all of us that what would you like to eat, my mother said pakora. My father went to a tea stall there and bring tea and Punjabi Paneer Pakora.

I was tired of traveling but after I had Punjabi Paneer Pakora and tea. It relaxed my mind and boosted energy inside me. I thought to share the Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe with my lovely people.

Paneer pakora is a North Indian dish, a specialty of Punjab. While traveling or when it is raining; it is a yummy respite enjoyed with tea; the journey special. Make this relaxing savory by following this simple process.

Ingredients Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

Cheese400 gm
Coriander leaves, green chilies, lemon juice, red chilies and saltEnough according to your taste
Red chili powder2 tsp
Salt1.5 tsp
Chickpea flour1.5 cup
Grated ginger1 tsp
Garlic paste1 tsp
Ajwain2 tsp
SodaA pinch
Rice flour1 tsp
Lemon juice1 tsp
WaterAs required
Oil2 cup

400 gm cheese; 2 Tbsp Red Chilly; 1.5 tbsp Salt; 1 tbsp Garlic Past; 1 tbsp Grated Ginger; 2 tbsp Ajwain; Soda; 1 tbsp Rice Flour; 1 tbsp Lemon Juice; Water; 2 cup Oil

How to Make Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

Paneer Pakora recipe
  1. Cut the cheese in thick slices, keep it aside.
  2. Make a green sauce by mixing coriander leaves, green chilies, lemon juice, red chilies and salt in a grinder.
  3. Cut the cheese from the middle, fill the green sauce and sprinkle some salt and red chili powder on it, keep it aside.
  4. Now prepare the batter. In a bowl add chickpea flour, ginger, garlic, ajwain, a pinch of soda, red chili powder, rice flour, lemon juice; mix it all, now add salt for about 1 tsp and water as required.
  5. Mix it thoroughly, make a thick batter, and keep it aside for about 15 minutes.
  6. In a preheated pan add 2 cup oil and heat it. Dip the cheese prepared above in then batter prepared. Put them in oil and fry them until golden brown color.
  7. Serve hot with Pudina chutney.

Now taste the delight of simplicity.

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Nutritional Facts Of Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

Protein16 g
Carbohydrates29 g
Fats19 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium31 mg
Potassium300 mg

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