How to make Paneer Bhare Papad - Papad stuffed with paneer filling.

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Main Ingredients : Moong Dal Papad (मूंगदाल पापड़), Paneer (पनीर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Paneer Bhare Papad Recipe Card

Paneer Bhare Papad

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.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Bhare Papad Recipe

  • Moong Dal Papad 4

  • Paneer (if frying) to deep fry


  • Paneer (cottage cheese),grated 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies,finely chopped 2

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 medium

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Halve the papads. Prepare the filling by mixing all the ingredients together. Roast the papads, one piece at a time. While they are still hot, roll to make half inch diameter cylinders.

Step 2

Spoon in the filling carefully and serve immediately. Alternatively apply little milk or water to the whole papad, put the mixture on one side and roll cylindrically. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry papads in hot oil.

Step 3

Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve immediately.