Dal Canapes with Paneer Filling

Dal  Canapes  with  Paneer  Filling

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The dal canapes with paneer filling is simply ana mazing snack or starter item with dal or lentil based fried cakes filled with a spicy paneer mixture. Enjoy plain or with drinks of your choice.

Dal Canapes with Paneer Filling recipe - How to make Dal Canapes with Paneer Filling

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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For the canapes

    For the canapes
  1. Soak the dal in enough water for 3-4 hours.
  2. Drain and blend in a mixer along with the remaining ingredients to a smooth paste.
  3. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into small round cups or canapes.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the canapes till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the filling.

    For the filling.
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves amd saute for few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  4. Add the potatoes, green peas and paneer and mash them lightly.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Remove from the flame and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Fill the canapes with a portion of the paneer filling.
  2. Serve immediately with chutney.