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paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe is a scrumptious starter for all paneer lovers! Learn how to make paneer bites.

To make paneer nuggets, 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 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.

Crispy cottage cheese 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 bites 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.

Making soft paneer is the quintessence of this Indian paneer starter recipe. Learn the art of making paneer at home and enjoy this paneer dish as a tea-time snack, or serve it as a starter at parties. For kids serve it with tomato ketchup and for adults a spicy sauce would be advisable.

Tips for paneer nuggets. 1. The plain flour and water mixture should not be very thin else it will be difficult to coat paneer with bread crumbs. 2. Dip the paneer in plain flour mixture with one hand and roll in bread crumbs with the other hand so as to avoid the mess. 3. Deep fry only 3 to 4 pieces at a time preferably.

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Paneer Nuggets, Quick Paneer Deep-fried Snack recipe - How to make Paneer Nuggets, Quick Paneer Deep-fried Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 nuggets
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Ingredients

For Paneer Nuggets
10 big paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
bread crumbs for rolling
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into Plain Flour Mixture (using 5 Tbsp Of Water)
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
3 tbsp cornflour
a pinch of salt

For Serving With Paneer Nuggets
tomato ketchup
Method

For paneer nuggets

    For paneer nuggets
  1. To make paneer nuggets, combine the ginger paste, garlic paste, garam masala, chaat masala chilli powder, lemon juice, coriander and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Marinate each paneer cubes with the prepared masala, from all the sides and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Serve the paneer nuggets immediately with tomato ketchup.

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What are paneer nuggets made of?

  1. Paneer Nuggets are made of 10 big paneer (cottage cheese) cubes, 1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste, 1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste, 1/2 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania),  salt to taste
    bread crumbs for rolling, oil for deep-frying and plain flour water mixture. 

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For plain flour-water mixture for paneer nuggets

  1. For plain flour-water mixture of paneer nuggets nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe, add 1/4 cup plain flour (maida) in a bowl. 
  2. Add 3 tbsp cornflour
  3. Add a pinch of salt
  4. Add 5 tbsp of water.
  5. Whisk it very well till the mixture is lump free. 
  6. This is the prepared plain flour-water mixture. Keep aside. 
     

How to marinate paneer for paneer nuggets

  1. To make paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe, make 10 big paneer (cottage cheese) cubes of approx. 2’ x 2” and keep ready. 
  2. Then make the marinate. For that add 1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste in a bowl. 
  3. Add 1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
  4. Add 1/2 tsp garam masala.
  5. To make it peppy, add 1/2 tsp chaat masala.
  6. Add 1 tsp chilli powder for colour and spicy taste.
  7. Add 1 tsp lemon juice.
  8. Add 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  9. Add salt to taste. 
  10. Mix all the ingredients of the marinade for paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe well. This is how the marinade looks like. 
  11. Spread the marinade over each paneer piece evenly. Ensure to cover all the sides well. 
  12. Marinate all the paneer cubes with the prepared marinade from all the sides. Keep aside for 15 minutes.

For the paneer nuggets

  1. For the paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe, dip a paneer cube in the prepared plain flour water mixture.
  2. Then roll it in the bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  3. Repeat the same steps with more paneer cubes. 
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add a few marinated paneer cubes at a time till in the hot oil. 
  5. Deep fry paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. 
  6. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  7. Serve paneer nuggets recipe | paneer bites | crispy cottage cheese nuggets | Indian paneer starter recipe immediately with tomato ketchup.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per nugget
Energy168 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates9.6 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat12.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium12.9 mg

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Reviews

Paneer Nuggets, Quick Paneer Deep-fried Snack
5
 on 13 Sep 17 04:23 PM


Paneer Nuggets.. a great eve snack.. its spicy.. from out.. and soft from inside.. My family loved this recipe.. its very interesting.. Goes well with tomato ketchup..