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Paneer Cutlets/Paneer Patties

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Paneer cutlet recipe, easy to prepare crisp cutlets made with cottage cheese (paneer) ,potatoes and corn mixed with spices,coated in breadcrumbs and shallow fried.
They are a very popular Indian snack dish that can also be served as an appetizer.
Elders as well as kids will surely love this recipe that is made using paneer and potatoes and can be served as after school snacks.
Watch this step by step recipe and do leave me your valuable feedback.

prep time 20 minutes
cook time 20 minutes
serves 4


200 grams paneer OR 1.75 cups grated or crumbled paneer
3 small OR 1 cup potatoes
1 cup boiled corn
2 green chilies, chopped
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
1 teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
1 teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
1 cup rice flour or corn starch
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup breadcrumbs
oil for pan frying

Directions || how to make paneer cutlet

In a bowl, add crumbled paneer,boiled potato and boiled corn.
Next add all the spice – red chili powder,cumin powder and garam masala , green chillies and chopped coriander.
Add 3 to 4 tablespoons rice flour and salt as required. instead of rice flour, you can also use corn starch.
Squeeze some lemon juice and mix everything very well. do check the taste and if required add more salt.
Take a portion of the mixture and shape in to patties.
Next in a plate take some breadcrumbs, place the paneer cutlet on the breadcrumbs coat well.
Make all cutlets this way and coat them with breadcrumbs.keep aside.

frying paneer cutlets:

heat 3 tablespoons oil in a pan or tawa. keep the flame to medium-low or medium and place the paneer cutlets.
when the base is golden, flip gently without breaking them.
fry the second side too without golden. flip a couple of times till the paneer cutlets are crisp and golden.
place fried paneer cutlets on kitchen paper towels to remove excess oil.
serve paneer cutlet hot with any sauce or chutney or dip.


Paneer kathi roll

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Paneer_kathi_rollPaneer Kathi Roll is a delicious tangy and spicy snack prepared by Indian Cottage Cheese i.e. Paneer along with few more vegetables like cabbage,tomatoes,capsicum and onions
Yummy paneer is rolled in to healthy fresh home made whole wheat chapati.
What an amazing roll this is! Check and try this recipe ,it will never fail.


Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Makes 4 rolls


for the Paneer filling

1 cup paneer (cottage cheese) crumbled.
1/2 cup capsicum finely chopped into slices.
1/2 cup cabbage finely chopped shredded
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3/4 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp corainder leaves finely chopped
3/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil for greasing and cooking

for making Paneer wraps

1 cup onion rings
chaat masala to taste
1/4 cup cheese spread
1 lemon(to squeeze)
1 chopped tomato
4 rotis

Direction || How to make paneer filling

Heat a oil in the pan.Add the crumbled paneer,capsicum,cabbage and ginger-garlic paste and toss it gently for 2 minutes.

Add red chilli powder , turmeric powder ,garam masala and chaat masala and cook it for 1 minute.

Add the chopped coriander,turn off the flame and Keep the filling aside.

Direction || How to make Paneer wraps.

Combine the onions rings with chaat masala in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.

Place a roti on a clean dry surface apply cheese spread all over and put 1/4th portion of the paneer filling on each roti.

Arrange few onion slices,tomato pieces over it,Squeeze few drops of lemon over it and roll it up gently.

Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more wraps.

Serve it hot with ketchup or green chutney.


You can cut the wraps into two pieces to serve it to your kids as it will be comfortable for them to hold it.