How to make Dakshini Squares -

A shallow fried quick and easy to make starter - a must try.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (पनीर), Semolina

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Dakshini Squares

Dakshini Squares Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dakshini Squares Recipe

  • Paneer crumbled 3/4 cup

  • Semolina 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato halved, seeded and chopped 1 medium

  • Bread slices toasted 4

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 teaspoon


Step 1

In a bowl mix together paneer, suji, salt and black pepper powder. Add onion and tomato and mix well. Divide into four equal portions and spread each portion on a toasted bread slice.

Step 2

Sprinkle some mustard seeds over the paneer mixture and press them with finger tips. Heat one teaspoon oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add a slice of bread with the topping side down and cook until golden brown and crisp. Repeat the process with other slices. Cut each slice into four pieces and serve hot with tomato sauce.

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