Cottage Cheese Fritters- Paneer Pakodas

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Nov. 20, 2013

Paneer pakora is a popular evening snack from North Indian cuisine. It is made by batter frying Indian cottage cheese aka paneer.


Cottage cheese 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Rice flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Chickpea flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , sifted
Curry leaves 4 ((few)) (Optional)
Salt To Taste
Red onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , finely chopped
Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon
Grated ginger 1 Tablespoon
Chopped green chili To Taste
Ground cumin 1/4 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1 Pinch
Oil 1 ((For deep frying))



1. In a bowl, combine, rice flour, chickpea flour, curry leaves, salt, cottage cheese. Blend well.

2. Add onion, cilantro, ginger, green chili, ground cumin, turmeric. Mix well.

3. In a pan, heat oil over medium flame. Add spoonful of batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.


4. Serve with coriander chutney and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 172Calories from Fat 22

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 261 mg10.88%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet