Paneer Balls in Dill Sauce

Paneer Balls in Dill Sauce

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The luscious taste of Paneer Balls in Dill Sauce lives up to the expectations that its enticing appearance creates. A pleasant green sauce of dill leaves pepped up with onions and chillies, and loaded with milk, butter and cheese for a rich and creamy mouth-feel, dresses up scrumptious deep-fried paneer and dill balls, making up a tasty plateful!

Paneer Balls in Dill Sauce recipe - How to make Paneer Balls in Dill Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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For The Paneer Balls
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp plain flour (maida)
2 tsp finely chopped dill leaves
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

For The Dill Sauce
3 tbsp finely chopped dill leaves
1/2 tbsp butter
1/2 tbsp finely chopped onions
1/2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup milk
2 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For the paneer balls

    For the paneer balls
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a round ball.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry the balls, a few at a time, till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Keep aside.

For the dill sauce

    For the dill sauce
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the plain flour and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the milk gradually and cook on a medium flame for more 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cheese, green chillies, dill leaves and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Arrange the paneer balls in a serving dish, pour the hot dill sauce over it and serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy357 cal
Protein11.3 g
Carbohydrates12.4 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat27.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A857.2 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.3 mg
Vitamin B3-0.1 mg
Vitamin C2.2 mg
Folic Acid4.4 mcg
Calcium424.2 mg
Iron1.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium39.7 mg
Potassium79.9 mg
Zinc0 mg