Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney
Paneer Pakora is a popular crispy fried snack in North India. This recipe has a spicy garlic chutney sandwiched between the paneer which adds more flavour to the pakoras. Paneer pakoras can be served as an evening snack or a party appetizer along with green chutney and tomato sauce.
Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney is a lip smacking snack where cubes of fresh, soft paneer are slathered with a spicy garlic chutney, that is sandwiched and dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried.
We have added rice flour to the batter to add more crispiness but if you do not have rice flour batter you can skip it as well. The only key point in making the batter for the pakoras is that the batter should not be too runny and should coat the back of the spoon.
Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney are simple to make and requires few ingredients. You can make these quickly as a tea time snack if you have sudden guests. They also make a great after school snack for your kids.
If you liked the Paneer Pakora Recipe, you can try our other Pakora Recipes:
- Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe (Dal Bajiya/ Spicy Lentil Fritters)
- Cheese Broccoli Fritter Recipe (Pakora) (Non Fried)
- Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe (Monsoon Time Snacks)
- 400 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , 200 grams paneer To make the Garlic Chutney
- 1/2 cup Garlic , peeled
- 8-10 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
- 1 Lemon
- 1/4 cup Water
- Salt , to taste To make the Pakora Batter
- 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 2 tablespoons Rice flour
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1/4 teaspoon Enos fruit salt
- Salt , to taste
- Water , as required
How to make Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney
To begin making the Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney, first we will make the garlic chutney. Add the garlic, red chillies, cumin seeds, lemon juice and salt to taste into a a mixer grinder and blend to make a smooth chutney.
In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients of pakora batter which includes gram flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, asafoetida, enos salt and salt.
Mix in just enough water to form a thick pakora batter which coats the back of a spoon. Keep the batter aside.
Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the Paneer Pakoras.
Cut the paneer into half, spread the garlic chutney on both the paneer slices and make a sandwich. Cut the paneer into 2 inch slices.
Dip each of the lahsun paneer in the gram flour pakora batter and gradually slide into the hot oil. Deep fry the Paneer Pakora until crisp and golden brown in color.
Drain the Paneer Pakora on an oil absorbent paper placed in a plate to absorb the excess oil. Sprinkle Chaat Masala Powder on the Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney and serve hot.