Paneer 65 - SK Khazana

An excellent starter for your next party – paneer cubes marinated and deep-fried in South Indian style This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Paneer 65 - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Cottage cheese (paneer), Yogurt
Cuisine South Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Paneer 65 - SK Khazana

  • 400 grams Cottage cheese (paneer) cut into medium cubes
  • 3/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1/4 cup Refined flour
  • 4 tablespoons Cornflour
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 7-8 Curry leaves chopped


  1. Take yogurt in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add cottage cheese cubes and mix till all the cubes are well coated. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Add crushed black pepper, refined flour and cornflour to the marinated cottage cheese cubes and mix well.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the cottage cheese cubes and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, and once they change colour add curry leaves and fried cottage cheese cubes and mix well.
  5. Transfer into a serving serve hot.