Paneer bread pakora is a popular and delicious Indian snack made with a combination of paneer and bread. They are a perfect blend of taste and texture with a crispy exterior and a soft and flavourful interior. Paneer bread pakora is a popular street food and are also served in restaurants. They are a perfect snack for any occasion, whether it’s a casual get-together or a formal party. They are also a great option for vegetarians as they are a source of protein.
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About paneer bread pakora
Preparation for the batter
How to make paneer bread pakora
About Paneer Bread Pakora
Paneer bread pakora is a popular street food in India, typically made by stuffing soft paneer (Indian cottage cheese) inside a sandwich bread and deep frying it. It is a fusion dish that has its origin in Indian street food culture. The dish has been around for a long time, and it is likely that it was first created by street vendors who were looking for new and creative ways to use paneer, one of the most popular ingredients in Indian cuisine.
To make paneer bread pakora, take a slice of bread and remove the crust. Cut the paneer into small slices or crumbles, put it in the centre of the bread slice, and fold the slice of bread over the paneer to make a sandwich. Mix together a batter of besan (gram flour), spices and water to make a smooth batter. Dip the sandwich in the batter, making sure it is well coated, then deep fry it in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on a paper towel and serve the paneer bread pakora hot with chutney or ketchup.
Paneer bread pakora is a great snack option for those who are looking for a crispy and flavourful bite. The combination of the soft and creamy paneer with the crispy and spiced batter makes for a delicious snack. It's best served hot and enjoyed with a chutney or sauce.
Ingredients For Paneer Bread Pakora
- 8-10 Bread slices
- Oil for frying
- 1 Teapoon Oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard Seed
- ¼ teaspoon hing
- 1 Teaspoon chopped curry leaves
- 2 Chopped green chillies
- ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
- ½ teaspoon cumin powder
- 2 Cups mashed potatoes
- 2 Teaspoon roasted and crushed coriander seeds
- Salt to taste
- ½ cup boiled green peas
- 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
- 2 Teaspoon Chaat Masala
- 250 gm Paneer slices
- Green chutney
- Sweet chutney
How to make paneer bread pakora
- Heat oil in a pan, add Mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves and saute
- Add green chilli, red chilli powder, cumin powder and saute
- Add potatoes, coriander seeds, peas, salt and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes
- Add coriander leaves, chaat masala and mix well. Turn off the flame and let it cool down
- In a bowl add gram flour, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, carom seeds, salt, and water and mix well using a whisk
- Now take a bread slice and spread the potato filling and put the paneer slice in the centre and cover it with the filling and a slice of bread in the end.
- Press the sandwich gently, so that the filling and the bread slice will stick together
- Dip the sandwich into the batter and put it in the pot filled with hot oil
- Cook until golden brown
- Cut into half and serve hot with chutney (green or red)
Quick recap of Paneer Bread Pakora recipe
- To prepare paneer bread pakora, take a slice of bread and remove the crust.
- Cut the paneer into small slices or crumble it, place it in the centre of the bread slice and fold the bread slice over the paneer to make a sandwich.
- Mix a batter of Besan (chickpea flour), spices and water to make a smooth batter.
- Dip the sandwich in the batter and make sure it is well covered, then deep fry it in hot oil until golden brown.
- Drain it on a paper towel and serve the paneer bread pakora hot with chutney or ketchup.
1. Make sure the paneer is fresh and not too moist.
2. Cut the paneer into slices.
3. Mix the batter well and let it rest for a few minutes before using it to coat the sandwich.
4. Use enough oil for frying and heat it to the right temperature (about 350-375°F) before putting the pakoras in it.
5. Fry the pakoras in small portions to ensure even cooking.
6. Drain the pakoras on a paper towel to remove excess oil before serving.
7. Serve them hot with chutney or ketchup.