How to make Paneer Spaghetti Fingers -

Spicy paneer and potato mixture shaped into fingers, wrapped with spaghetti and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Spaghetti (स्पेघेटी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

For more recipes related to Paneer Spaghetti Fingers checkout Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka, Paneer Sandwich, Paneer Bhurji Samosa . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Calzone Stuffed Mirchi Pakoras Spinach Samosa With Mozzarella Kaddu Ki Tikkiyaan

Paneer Spaghetti Fingers

Paneer Spaghetti Fingers 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Spaghetti Fingers Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1 cup

  • Spaghetti boiled ½ cup

  • Boiled potatoes peeled and mashed 1 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns a pinch

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Put potatoes and paneer in a bowl and mix well. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, green chillies, salt and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 2

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into fingers. Roll the spaghetti strands around these fingers and tuck the ends inside.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Put cornflour in a bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and parsley and mix well.

Step 5

Coat the fingers in cornflour mixture and deep-fry in hot oil, on medium heat, till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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