Paneer Pakoda
Sweets and Snacks

Paneer Pakoda

Paneer Pakoda is a popular variety of indian fritters better known as pakora or pakoda or bajji or bhajiya. Crispy and soft, it is a perfect companion with tea or coffee and also a well relished starter.

Paneer Pakora

Paneer Pakoda

Course Appetizer, Snack, Starter
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Person


  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 1/2 cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 5 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Black Cumin Seeds (Kala Jeera)
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Cut paneer into medium cubes.
  • In a bowl, combine besan, corn flour, poppy seeds, kala jeera, kasuri methi, kashmiri red chilly powder, turmeric, salt and little water. Mix well to the consistency of a soft paste.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Dip the paneer cubes in the batter in small batches. Drop the pakoras one at a time slowly into the frying pan. Fry the pakoras until both sides are golden brown. Remove from oil and keep aside.
  • Repeat for the remaining batches.
  • Your paneer pakoras are ready.


Serve hot with dip of your choice.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!
Keyword Paneer Pakoda, Paneer Pakora

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