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Paneer Pop Corn / Easy Paneer Snacks

Comments : 3 Posted in : paneer recipes, snacks recipes on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Date – 11.7.2016


About Recipe;

Paneer popcorn is easy and yummy evening snack idea especially for this rainy season. This is not my own recipe i have adopted this recipe from chef kunal kapur but i have added few more ingredients to  make  this dish more tasty. For making paneer popcorn always use soft and fresh paneer. If you like my recipes please share your feedback.


Preparation time –  10 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes

Cuisine –  Indian

Serve – 3-4 




Measurement cup used – 1 cup = 220 ml

 Paneer / cottage cheese – 250 -300 g (cut into small – medium size cubes)

Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp

Mustard oil – 1 ½ tbsp.

Red chili powder – ½ – 1tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp

Black pepper / kalimirch powder – ½ tsp (optional)

Asafotida / hing – 2 pinch

Black salt – 1/8 tsp

Lemon – 1 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Maida / all perpose flour – ¾ cup

Bread crumbs – 1 cup

Water as needed

Oil – for deep frying




Cut the paneer into cubes.

In a mixing bowl take mustard oil.

Add ginger garlic paste, red chili, turmeric, black pepper powder, black salt, white salt, kasuri methi, lemon juice, hing and salt, mix well.

Add paneer cubes to this mixture. Coat them well.

In another bowl take maida. Add pinch of red chili powder and salt.

Add some water and make thick batter.

Dip paneer cubes into the batter and coat well with bread crumbs by using another hand.

Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying and deep fry them until golden brown.

serve with tomato sauce and green chutney.




Use good quality soft paneer.


In Short 


Cut the paneer into cubes


In a mixing bowl take mustard oil


Ginger garlic paste


Add red chili, turmeric, black pepper powder, black salt and kasuri methi


Add asafoetida


Add lemon juice


Add white salt


Mix well


Add the paneer cubes and coat them well


Take maida in a bowl


Add red chili and salt


Add water and make thick batter


Dip paneer cube in this batter


Coat it with bread crumbs by using another hand


Heat oil and place 3-4 paneer cubes for deep frying


fry until golden brown


Paneer popcorn is ready

If u like my recipe please share your feedback. Each of your comments are valuable for me and they encourse me to cook a lot. Thank you so much.


3 thoughts on : Paneer Pop Corn / Easy Paneer Snacks

  • Ranjana
    July 30, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Seems delicious.I will try.

    • nrdubey
      July 30, 2016 at 5:38 pm

      Thank you Ranjana

  • Ranjana
    July 30, 2016 at 5:27 pm


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