Paneer nuggets

These cute little snack can be called as paneer popcorn too. Its a very easy recipe. They are crunchy outside and soft inside. Kids are going to love this. Well we can say these are vegetarian version of chicken nuggets.

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 10 minutes

Serves : 2-3

Ingredients :

Paneer cubes – 200 gms

Red chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 teaspoon

Jeera powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – a pinch

Vinegar or lime juice – 1 teaspoon

Corn flour – 4 tablespoons

All purpose flour ( Maida) – 2 tablespoons

Pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon


Bread crumbs

Method :

  1. In a large bowl, add red chilly powder, ginger garlic paste, jeera powder, turmeric powder, vinegar/ lime juice, 1 teaspoon salt and mix well. Then add the paneer cubes and gently coat them well. Marinate them for 10 to 15 minutes.


2. In another bowl, take cornflour, maida, pepper powder, pinch of salt and add water ( approximately 5 tablespoons) in parts and mix well to form a semi thick batter without any lumps.


3. Next dip the marinated paneer cubes in the batter , then coat them with bread crumbs and deep fry these coated paneer till light golden brown on low to medium flame.


Serve them hot with ketchup or mayonnaise or dip of your choice and enjoy 🙂

Have a look at our other Veg snacks  and Non veg snacks too!


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