How to make Paneer Palak and Cheese Balls -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Paneer Palak and Cheese Balls

Paneer Palak and Cheese Balls Recipe Card


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!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Palak and Cheese Balls Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1 cup

  • Spinach blanched and chopped 1 cup

  • Processed cheese grated 2 tablespoons

  • White bread slices 4

  • Ginger ½ teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice ½ teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Cornflour/ corn starch for dusting


Step 1

Roughly tear bread slices and grind to make fresh breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Combine spinach, cottage cheese, processed cheese, ginger, cumin seeds, green chillies, salt and lemon juice in a bowl and mix well. Add fresh breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Divide the spinach mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. Coat the balls in cornflour, dust-off the excess flour and deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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