Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

It is a delicious deep fried fritter made with corn and paneer.

Divya Shivaraman
66 ratings.
Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

Makki Paneer Pakora is a deep fried fritters made with corn and paneer. When you look up for some fried fritters along with a hot cup of chai or coffee, try out this pakora made with some freshly grated paneer, mashed corn, green chili, chickpea flour and some spices that come together to make these fritters absolutely appetizing. Balancing the spice level by controlling the amount of green chillies added they will be a wonderful after school snack that kids will love too. Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe serve as great finger food during evening or party appetizer with some mint chutney or sweet dates chutney on the side.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Deep Frying Pan
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M


2 Servings


  • 1-1/4 cup Sweet corn , mashed
  • 100 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , grated
  • 1/4 cup Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves (Dhania) , finely chopped
  • 10 Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • Salt , as needed
  • Cooking oil , to deep fry
  • To grind to paste:
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 inch Ginger

Directions for Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

  1. To start making Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe, In a small mixer jar grind fennel seeds, green chili and ginger without adding any water to fine paste and keep aside.

  2. Add the corn to food processor and grind to coarse paste without adding any water.

  3. By the side, heat enough oil in a kadai to deep fry pakoras.In a medium bowl, add ground corn, prepared chill paste, grated panner, chopped onions, coriander leaves, curry leaves, chickpea flour along with needed salt and mix well to combine.

  4. If the batter is too crumbled and dry then sprinkle water if needed and bring it to pakora batter consistency.

  5. Once the oil is hot, make small blobs of prepared batter and add to oil.

  6. Fry them until golden and remove to a paper towel.

  7. Repeat the process until batter is done.Serve Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe mint chutney or sweet dates chutney on the side.

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Last Modified On Monday, 20 March 2017 11:32

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