Spicy Paneer Fritters

Spicy Paneer Fritters

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Fresh, soft paneer is mashed with onions, garlic, chilli powder, tomato ketchup and cornflour and shaped into tiny cylinders these are coated with samosa strips and deep fried for a delicious snack.

Spicy Paneer Fritters recipe - How to make Spicy Paneer Fritters

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 fritters
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1 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp chilli powder
2 large garlic (lehsun) cloves , grated
2 tsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp cornflour
salt to taste

For The Covering
5 tbsp plain flour (maida)
6 samosa pattis , finely chopped

Other Ingredients
oil for deep frying

For Serving
green chutney

  1. Combine the paneer, chilli powder, garlic, tomato ketchup cornflour and salt and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions.
  3. Shape each portion into a 37 mm. (1½") long cylindrical roll. Keep aside.
  4. Make a batter using the plain flour and water.
  5. Dip the prepared paneer rolls into the flour batter and then coat them in samosa patti pieces.
  6. Deep fry the paneer fritters in hot oil, a few pieces at a time, till they are golden brown in colour.
  7. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Serve hot with green chutney.
Nutrient values per fritter
Energy96 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates5.5 g
Fiber0 g
Fat7.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A80.5 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0.3 mg
Folic Acid0.7 mcg
Calcium46.7 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6.7 mg
Potassium4.7 mg
Zinc0 mg