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Indian Cottage Cheese popularly known as paneer is a vegetarians' delight -a delicious ingredient that can make for a variety of short break snacks ...

Indian Cottage Cheese popularly known as paneer is a vegetarians' delight -a delicious ingredient that can make for a variety of short break snacks Stuffed Spinach Pakoda Rectangular blocks of paneer, carefully enveloped in spinach leaves, dipped in a spicy bengal gram batter and deep-fried. Preparation Time: 10 mins, Cooking Time: 20 mins, Makes 8 pakodas
Ingredients
For The Stuffing Paneer 200 gms Hung curds 1 tbsp (beaten, chakka dahi) Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Green chilli paste 1/2 tsp Chilli powder 1/2 tsp Salt to taste To Be Mixed Into A Smooth Batter Plain flour (maida) 1/4 cup Corn flour 2 tbsp Rice flour (chawal ka atta) 2 tbsp Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 tsp Salt to taste Water 1/4 cup
Other Ingredients
Large spinach leaves(palak) 8 Oil for deep-frying For Serving Dahiwali phudina chutney Method For the stuffing
  • Cut the paneer into 8 equal rectangular portions and keep aside.
  • Combine the curds, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, chilli powder and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add the paneer, toss gently and keep aside to marinate for atleast � an hour.
  • How to proceed
  • Place a spinach leaf on a clean dry surface and place a piece of paneer piece at its broad end.
  • Fold in the edges of the leaf and start rolling from the broad end towards the tapering end.
  • Dip it in the batter and deep�fry in hot oil till the pakoda turns light brown in colour and crisp from all sides.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 7 more pakodas. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with dahiwali phudina chutney.
Bread Pakoda Bread pakoda, a unique, yummy and healthy paneer stuffing that makes these bread pakodas a perfect short break snack. Remember to pack tomato ketchup as an accompaniment. Preparation Time: 10 mins, Cooking Time: 10 mins, Makes 4 pakodas Ingredients breadTo Be Mixed Into A Paneer Stuffing Paneer (grated) 1 cup Grated carrot 1/4 cup Boiled and lightly 1/4 cup Mashed green peas Chilli powder 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi) 1/4 tsp Finely chopped coriander 1 tbsp salt to taste To Be Mixed Into A Smooth Batter Besan (Bengal gram flour) 3/4 cup Water 1/3 cup Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Chilli powder 1/4 tsp A pinch asafoetida (hing) Salt to taste
Other Ingredients
Whole wheat bread slices 4 Oil for deep-frying Method
  • Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  • Place a slice of bread on a clean, dry surface and spread a portion of the stuffing evenly over it.
  • Place another slice of bread over it, press lightly and cut it diagonally into 2 equal pieces.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 2 more pieces.
  • Dip each piece in the batter till it is evenly coated from all the sides, slide in hot oil and deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas turn light brown in colour and crisp from both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
Paneer Papad Kurkure Chilli-garlic paneer potato balls, dipped in batter, coated with coarsely ground Papad, and deep-fried till crisp. Just a description of this dish is enough to make your kids drool over it. Ideal protein-rich snack to serve your kids. Add your private note Preparation Time: 5 Minutes, Cooking Time: 15 Minutes, Makes 10 kurkures
Ingredients paneerPapads (raw) 2 Grated paneer 1 cup (cottage cheese) Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp Schezuan Sauce 1/2 tbsp Potatoes 1/4 cup (boiled and mashed) Salt to taste Plain flour 1/4 cup (maida mixed with � cup water) Oil for deep-frying Method Grind the papads in a mixer to a powder and keep aside.
  • Combine the paneer, tomato ketchup, schezwan sauce, potatoes and salt and mix well.
  • Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and shape each portion into a ball.
  • Dip each ball in the flour mixture and roll them in the powdered papads.
  • Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the sandwiched paneer cubes till they turn golden brown in colour.
  • Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot.
Bharwan Paneer Chilli Pakoda Easily mistaken for a deformed capsicum, the bhavnagri chilli is usually stuffed with paneer, cheese, potato or even mixed vegetables and then deep-fried. Start off your meal with this crunchy starter. Preparation Time: 20 mins, Cooking Time: 15 mins, Makes 12 pakodas Ingredients bharwan12 medium sized bhavnagari chillies, slit vertically and deseeded. For The Stuffing Paneer (grated) 1 cup Ginger-green chilli paste 1 1/2 tsp Dried mango powder 1 tsp A pinch turmeric powder Chopped Coriander 11/2 tbsp Salt to taste For The Batter Besan 1/2 cup Rice flour 1/2 cup Turmeric powder 1/2tsp Chilli powder 1 tsp Carom seeds 1/2 tsp Hot oil 1 tsp Salt to taste Oil for deep-frying For Serving Sweet and sour dip
Method
For the stuffing Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Divide the stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside. For the batter Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add enough water to make a thick batter. Keep aside. How to proceed
  • Stuff each chilli with a portion of the stuffing.
  • Dip the stuffed chillies batter and deep-fry in hot oil till they turn golden brown in colour from all sides.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with sweet and sour dip.
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