How to make Spicy Paneer Fritters - Paneer mixed with masalas, shaped into fritters and air fried.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (पनीर), Red Chilli Paste (लाल मिर्च की पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spicy Paneer Fritters

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Spicy Paneer Fritters checkout Chilli Paneer, Paneer Ke Tinke, Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Mushroom and Cheese Cigars, Potato Cheese Tikki, Sprout Canapes, Bacon Chicken Bites.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Paneer Fritters Recipe

  • Paneer grated 225 grams

  • Red Chilli Paste 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic grated 2 cloves

  • Ginger grated 1 inch piece

  • Spring onion bulb finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2 stalks

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Place paneer in a bowl. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour add garlic and ginger and saute for 1 minute. Add onion and salt and saute till onion softens.

Step 2

Add flour and continue to sautefor some time. Transfer this mixture into the bowl with paneer. Add red chilli paste, spring onion greens, coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape each into a round cake.Dust them with a little flour, brush with a little oil.

Step 4

Keep them on the net in the air fryer and fry at 200°C for 10-12 minutes. Serve hot.