Paneer and Spinach Bites

Cottage cheese and spinach mixed with gram flour and a few masalas to make these tikkis. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Paneer and Spinach Bites
Main Ingredients Paneer, Spinach
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Paneer and Spinach Bites

  • 250 grams Paneer grated
  • 1 bunch Spinach blanched and drained
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 3-4 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 10-12 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 small Potato boiled,peeled and mashed
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • for drizzl Oil
  • for sprink chaat masala


  1. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and garlic and sauté till lightly browned. Add green chilliesand sauté further for a minute. Add gram flour and sauté on low heat till brown.
  2. Finely chop spinach and add and mix. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dried mango powder andsalt and mix well and cook till spinach is done.
  3. Transfer into a large bowl. Add cottage cheeseand mix. Add potato andchilli flakes and mix.
  4. Heat a non-stick tawa and drizzle some oil on it.
  5. Divide the mixture into equal portions, shape them into small tikkis. Shallow-fry the tikkison the hot tawa, turning sides, till brown and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Arrange them on a serving plate, sprinkle chaat masalaand serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1294
Carbohydrates 52.9
Protein 60.9
Fat 93.3