How to make Makki Paneer Pakora -

Corn and Paneer pakodas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Corn Kernels (मकई के दाने), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Makki Paneer Pakora

Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe Card


Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

  • Corn Kernels 200 grams

  • Cottage Cheese 1 cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Green chilli paste 2 teaspoons

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 3/4 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Gram flour (besan) 6 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Cook the fresh corn in milk. Cool and coarsely grind. Grate the cottage cheese. Mix all the ingredients except oil to make a thick mixture of dropping consistency.

Step 2

Make even sized balls with hand or tablespoon. Heat oil and deep fry the pakoras on medium heat till golden brown. Drain and keep on an absorbent paper to soak the excess oil. Serve hot with tomato or green chutney.

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