How to make Paneer Pakora at home using Genie Food Group 

Paneer Pakoras are one of the favourite North Indian dishes. This fantastic delicacy is made using besan, spices and paneer. This paneer is one of the favourite dishes during the rainy season, where people enjoy these paneer fritters with some ketchup and hot aromatic chai. Learn how to make Paneer Pakoras and enjoy this with ketchup. A perfect snack for your tea time and late-night craving. Read on to find out how to make this homemade recipe with minimum ingredients and time. 

A plate of paneer pakora with ketchup dip.


For Marination: 

Quantity Ingredients 
1 tbsp Genie Food Ginger-Garlic Paste 
½ tbsp Red Chilli Powder 
¾ tbsp Genie Food Chaat Masala 
1 Tbsp Dry Fenugreek Leaves 
¼ Tbsp Salt 
8-10 cubes Paneer/ Cottage Cheese 

For Besan Batter: 

¾ Cup Besan/ Gram Flour 
2 Tbsp Rice Flour 
¼ Tbsp Genie Food Turmeric Powder 
¼ Tbsp Red Chilli Powder 
¼ Tbsp Hing 
¼ Tbsp Genie Food Chaat Masala 
¼ Tbsp Salt 
½ cup Water 
As required Oil for frying 

Method to make Paneer Pakora using Genie Food Groups; 

  1. Take a large mixing bowl and add 1 tbsp Genie Food Ginger-Garlic Paste, ½ tbsp chilli powder, ¾ tbsp Genie Food Chaat Masala, 1 tbsp dry fenugreek leaves and ¼ tbsp salt. 
  1. Combine all this nicely to form a paste. 
  1. Add the cubes of paneer in this bowl and toss them to coat them with this mixture. 
  1. Let it sit for some time. 
  1. Take another mixing bowl and add ¾ cup besan and 2 tbsp rice bowl. 
  1. Also add ¼ tbsp Genie Food Turmeric Powder, ¼ tbsp Hing, ¼ tbsp Genie Food Chaat Masala and ¼ tbsp salt. 
  1. Combine all the ingredients well. 
  1. Add in ½ cup water and whisk it smoothly to form a paste. 
  1. Also add a pinch of baking soda and mix gently. 
  1. Dip the marinated paneer in prepared Besan batter and coat, it completely. 
  1. Furthermore, deep fry them in oil till they turn golden brown. 
  1. Finally, your paneer pakora is ready to serve. 
  1. Enjoy this delicacy with ketchup or green chutney. 

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