Sesame Paneer ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)

Sesame Paneer ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)

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A relatively elaborate starter but definitely worth the effort. A mixture of sauteed veggies and potatoes pepped up with soy sauce is layered atop paneer cubes, topped with a sprinkling of sesame, and deep-fried. This starter, as the name suggests, has a dominant flavour of sesame, which is a great value-add to any savoury snack. Sesame Paneer is just perfect to kindle your appetite before a sumptuous meal!

Sesame Paneer ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe) recipe - How to make Sesame Paneer ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 piesces
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15 paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes , cut into 2" × 1/2" × 1/2" pieces
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion greens
1/4 cup finely chopped carrots
1/4 cup finely chopped french beans
2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum
2 tbsp finely chopped celery
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
2 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
oil for deep-frying

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan over a high flame. Add the spring onion whites, spring onion greens, carrots, french beans, capsicum and celery and stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the potatoes, soya sauce, chilli powder and salt and cook for 3 minutes. Cool the mixture.
  3. Put a little mixture on each paneer pieces and press well by hand. .
  4. Make a paste of the flour and a little water. Apply this paste over the vegetables.
  5. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over it.
  6. Heat the oil in a kadhai on a medium flame, and deep-fry the sesame paneer till they are golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot.
Nutrient values per piesce
Energy73 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates3.6 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat5.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A106.4 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C5.5 mg
Folic Acid1.8 mcg
Calcium70.1 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium46.7 mg
Potassium19.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg