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Paneer Pakora

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  Cottage cheese 400 Gram (Paneer)
  Gram flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Besan)
  Baking powder 1 Pinch (Mitha Soda)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ajwain 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Omum)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
For filling
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Mixed Spices)
  Coriander powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Dhania Powder)
  Lemon juice 5 Teaspoon

1. Mix besan, soda, salt, red chilli pd. and ajwain.
2. Add enough milk gradually, to get a thick batter.
3. Beat the batter well till light.
4. Mix all ingredients of the filling, adding enough lemon juice to make a thick paste.
5. Cut paneer into slices which are slightly thicker than V4".
6. Cut these slices into 1 1/2" square pieces.
7. Slit the paneer piece halfway, not till the end.
8. Insert a little filling in the slit with the help of a knife. Repeat with other paneer pieces.
9. If any filling is left over, apply it on the surface of the paneer pieces.
10. Heat oil. Dip paneer pieces in batter and deep fry on medium fire to a golden brown colour.

Recipe Summary

Deep Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1157 Calories from Fat 280

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.4%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.6 mg20.9%

Sodium 6185.4 mg257.7%

Total Carbohydrates 126 g42%

Dietary Fiber 22.9 g91.7%

Sugars 43 g

Protein 92 g184.7%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 39.7%

Calcium 88.6% Iron 51.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Paneer Pakora Recipe