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vrat ka paneer pakoda
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Vrat Ka Paneer Pakoda

Paneer Pakoda- Vrat special Crisp fritters made with Rajgiri flour and paneer slices
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: fasting recipe, snacks/starters
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: paneer pakoda, rajgiri, vrat recipe
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi

Ingredients

  • 12 slices Cottage cheese / Paneer
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 2 tsp Green chili paste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder / Kali Mirch
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 3/4 cup Amaranth Flour / Rajgiri Atta
  • Enough Cooking oil or ghee to deep fry
  • 1/2 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder

Instructions

  • Take a bowl and add lemon juice, green chili paste, 1/2 tsp pepper powder, cumin powder and some salt and mix well.
  • Now add the paneer slices in this marinade and toss gently,cover and keep aside.
  • In a big bowl add the rajgiri flour,salt, pepper powder,cumin seeds and mix.
  • Add water to make a medium thick batter.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a heavy bottom deep wide pan.
  • Dip the marinated paneer slices in the batter and gently slide in the hot oil.
  • let it cook from one side till golden in colour on medium heat(don't turn often)
  • When it become golden from one side then turn and cook from the other side.
  • When it become golden and crisp from both the sides then drain on a paper napkin to absorb the extra oil.
  • Sprinkle pinch of mango powder on the fried pakodas.
  • Serve hot with green chutney and aam papad chutney OR any tangy dip of your choice.