Paneer Nuggets, Quick Paneer Deep-fried Snack
by Tarla Dalal
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Paneer Nuggets is a quick and easy deep-fried snack that will appeal to everybody. Here, a succulent and spicy mixture of paneer and tongue-tickling spice mixes like garam masala, chaat masala, etc., is coated with batter, dusted with bread crumbs and deep-fried. The bread crumbs give the Paneer Nuggets a wonderfully crispy outer layer, while the paneer inside is melt-in-the-mouth soft. The touch of spices is a master-stroke, which boosts the taste of this snack manifold. Enjoy it as a tea-time snack, or serve it as a starter at parties.
- Combine the ginger paste, garlic paste, garam masala, chaat masala chilli powder, lemon juice, coriander and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Marinate each paneer cubes with the prepared masala, from all the sides and keep aside for 15 minutes.
- Dip each paneer cubes in the prepared plain flour water mixture and roll it in the bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, deep-fry a fry few marinated paneer cubes at a time till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Serve immediately with tomato ketchup.
Paneer Nuggets Video by Tarla Dalal
Nutrient values per nugget
|Vitamin A||99.5 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||10.5 mcg|
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