Crunchy Paneer

Crispy fried paneer cubes tossed in soy sauce.

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Main Ingredients Paneer, Refined Flour
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Crunchy Paneer

  • 300 grams Paneer cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup Refined Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1/4 stalk Celery chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 5-6 Black peppercorns crushed
  • pinch MSG
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 2 stalks Spring onion green sliced
  • Batter
  • 3/4 cup Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 6 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • to taste Salt


  1. Dust the paneer cubes with refined flour. Mix all the ingredients for the batter together with three-fourth cup plus one-and-a-half tablespoons of chilled water and whisk with a balloon whisk till smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a wok. Dip paneer cubes in the batter and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Heat one tablespoon of oil in a wok; add ginger and garlic and sauté over medium heat for half a minute.
  3. Add celery and continue to sauté for half a minute more. Add fried paneer, salt, crushed peppercorns, MSG, soy sauce, sugar and vinegar and cook over high heat for one minute, stirring and tossing continuously.
  4. Serve hot, garnished with spring onion greens.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1465
Carbohydrates 112.3
Protein 71.5
Fat 81.1
Other Fiber 10.7 gm