Monday, October 22, 2007


Paneer Pakoras
100 G paneer
Garam masala a pinch
1/2 T Chilli powder
1/2 T Amchur powder
Asafoetida(hing) powder a pinch
oil for deep frying

For the batter
100 G Besan
1/2 T Garam masala
Ajwain a few grains
salt to taste
oil 1/2
water approx 3-4 t

1 . Prepare the besan batter.
(sieve the besan in a bowl. make a well in the centre. and pour half the water in to it.mix together and beat well gradually add the garam masala,salt,ajwain,and oil.Keeping the batter slightly thick.Keep covered for 20 minutes to swell up.)
Cut the paneer in to 5x5 cm ,1 cm thick slices.
Make a slit half way(cross wise) through the slice of paneer and insert a little of spices mixed together in to it. Rub the remaining seasoning over the paneer.
dip each paneer in to the batter and deep fry a few of them at a time .
serve hot with chutney or sauce

250g besan(gram flour)
200g paneer
1t mango powder
1/2 red chilli powder
1/4 garam masala powder
1/2 cumin seed powder
salt to taste
oil for frying

  • Mix gram flour salt ,and water and make a batter.
  • Take a long and thick slice of paneer.(2"by4")
  • Cut in the centre
  • Mix mango powder,red chilli powder,garammasala powder,cumin seed powder,salt
  • Sprinkle on one slice of paneer place another slice of paneer on top.
  • Dip it in basan and deep fry.when half done,transfer it to a plate
  • Cut it in to small pieces and deep fry again till they are golden red in colour

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