How to make Paneer Lollipops -

Cottage cheese mixture shaped into lollipops dipped into batter and deep fried. A treat for the vegetarians

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Cabbage (बंदगोभी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Paneer Lollipops

Paneer Lollipops Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Lollipops Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) grated 1 cup

  • Cabbage shredded 1/4 cup + to serve

  • Carrots finely chopped 1/3 cup

  • Medium potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2

  • Lemon juicew 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour 1 tablespoon

  • Breadsticks 10-12

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Batter

  • Refined flour 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Cornflour 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take cottage cheese in a bowl, add cabbage and carrots and mix well. Add potatoes and mix well.

Step 2

Add lemon juice, salt, crushed black peppercorns, ginger-garlic paste and red chilli paste and mix well.

Step 3

Add cornflour and mix. Divide the mixture into equal portions. Wrap each portion around a breadsticks and shape into a lollipop.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Mix together refined flour, salt, crushed black peppercorns, cornflour, red chilli paste and sufficient water and whisk to make a smooth and semi thick batter.

Step 6

Dip the lollipops in the batter, slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Make a bed of shredded cabbage on a serving platter, keep the lollipops on them, place a bowl of schezwan sauce in the middle and serve hot.

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