How to make Thread Paneer - Panner deep fried in oriental style.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर),

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

Thread Paneer Recipe Card

Thread Paneer

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

For more recipes related to Thread Paneer checkout Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka, Paneer Sandwich, Paneer Bhurji Samosa . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Tuna Roll, Kachapuri, Sweet potato french fries, Bombil Fry.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thread Paneer Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 250 grams

  • Garlic finely chopped 6 cloves

  • Sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • MSG 1/4 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 teaspoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 teaspoon

  • Spring roll wrappers julienne 6

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Cut the paneer into two-inch long half-inch wide and half-inch thick fingers. In a bowl mix chopped garlic, sweet chilli sauce, lemon juice, white pepper powder, MSG, soy sauce, sugar and salt to taste.

Step 2

Apply this mixture liberally on the paneer fingers and leave aside to marinate for fifteen minutes. Mix two tablespoons of refined flour and one tablespoon of cornstarch and add to the paneer mixture. Mix well. Keep aside for ten minutes.

Step 3

Spread the spring roll wrapper julienne in a plate. Roll the marinated paneer in them. Press well with your hand so that julienne stick to the paneer.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a wok, deep fry the paneer fingers for two to three minutes on medium heat, turning frequently or until crisp and golden brown in colour.

Step 5

Remove, drain onto an absorbent kitchen towel and serve hot with a sauce of your choice.