Paneer Pakora recipe make an ideal snack with hot chai (tea) during monsoon or for any weather. They are crunchy from out and pillowy soft from within.
250 gms Paneer, 1 cup Chickpea Flour (Besan), 2 tsp Oil, 1 1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Red chili powder, 1/2 cup Water
How to make
Beat the chickpea flour with some water to make a thick batter in a blender for 4-5 minutes to incorporate air (this will make the batter fluffier). Let the batter rest 1/2 hour in a warm place.
Cut the paneer into thick cubes. Sprinkle little salt, chili powder on the cubes
Dip the cubes of paneer in the batter. Deep fry in oil that is heated.
Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Serve the paneer pakora with coriander or mint chutney.
Preparation Time: 25-30 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Makes 4 servings