Paneer 65

paneer 65

Preparation time for paneer 65 : 45 minutes
Serving: 4

Ingredients for paneer 65:

  • Paneer(Indian cottage cheese)-200 gm
  • Green chilli-2
  • Coriander leaves-1/2 cup
  • Spring onion-1/4 cup
  • Garlic-6 to 8
  • Curd/yogurt-3 to 4 tbsp
  • corn flour-1 tbsp
  • Rice flour-1 tbsp
  • All purpose flour(maida)-2 tbsp
  • Food colour(red)-1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Cooking oil for frying(250 gm approx)
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1/3 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp
  • Tandoori masala powder-1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste or 3/4 tsp


  • Add spring onion, garlic, green chilli and coriander leaves in a grinding jar.
  • Grind it into paste(do not add water).
  • In a big bowl: add curd and green paste, corn flour, maida, rice flour and all the dry spices.
  • Add salt and food colour, mix it well and make a thick batter.
  • Add paneer cubes and mix it, make sure the paneer is coated properly.
  • Cover it and leave it for 15 minutes in refrigerator.
  • Heat oil in a pan, once the oil is heated, put 4-5 coated paneer pieces at a time in oil.
  • Fry it on medium flame till it turns golden, take it out on the kitchen towel.
  • Repeat the process to fry the remaining paneer.


  • Heat little oil in a pan, add garlic and fry it for few seconds on medium flame.
  • Add green chilli and onion, fry it for a minute on medium flame.
  • Put red chilli powder, curd and spring onion, cook it for a minute on medium flame.
  • Add fried paneer, toss it and cook it for 1/2 minute on medium or high flame.
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with spring onion.
  • Paneer 65 is ready, serve hot with slices onion and lemon wedges.

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