How to make Achari Paneer Canapes -

Canapes made using mini buns, topped with lettuce leaves and tangy paneer mixture.

This recipe is by 'Chef-Saransh-Goila'

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Buns (बन्स)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Achari Paneer Canapes

Achari Paneer Canapes Recipe Card

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Achari Paneer Canapes Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese cut into cubes 200 grams

  • Buns 6

  • Lettuce 1 medium

  • Ice cubes as required

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Hung yogurt 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Bean sprouts for garnish

Method

Step 1

Discard the stem of lettuce and tear lettuce leaves and place in a bowl. Add ice cubes and water and set aside for 20 minutes. Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till it smokes. Reduce heat and add pickle spice. Stir for a while and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Switch off heat and cool to room temperature. Reserve 1 teaspoon of it and add the remaining to yogurt alongwith salt and mix well. Combine cottage cheese cubes and yogurt mixture in a bowl. Mix well and set aside for ½ an hour.

Step 3

Combine garlic, butter, reserved cooked pickle spice in a bowl. Mix well.Slit mini buns and halve them. Spread generous amount of garlic butter on both halves and similarly make the remainining buns.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick pan. Add marinated cottage cheese cubes and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, turning once a while. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place prepared buns, buttered side down on it and cook till golden from the underside. Flip and cook till the other side is also golden, pressing them slightly. Remove from heat.

Step 6

Pat dry lettuce leaves and place few pieces in the cooked buns. Add 2-3 cooked cottage cheese cubes on top.

Step 7

Garnish with bean sprouts and serve immediately.

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