How to make Paneer Sandwich Pakora -

Cottage cheese stuffed with green chutney and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Boondi (बूंदी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Paneer Sandwich Pakora

Paneer Sandwich Pakora 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 : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Sandwich Pakora Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 250 grams

  • Boondi 1 cup

  • Oil to deep fry


  • Garlic 8-10 cloves

  • Whole dry red chillies 10-12

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soda bicarbonate a pinch

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Cut cottage cheese into two inch by half inch by half inch batons. Slit each baton into half leaving one edge intact for filling.

Step 2

Crush the boondi with your hand and set aside on a plate. To make garlic chutney, grind garlic with whole dry red chillies and salt to a smooth paste. Mix in lemon juice.

Step 3

Apply the chutney into the slits of each paneer piece and set aside. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai on medium heat.

Step 4

To prepare batter mix gram flour with ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, soda bicarbonate and salt and mix.

Step 5

Add three tablespoons of hot oil and mix well. Add sufficient water to make a thick batter. Whisk the batter well to ensure that there are no lumps.

Step 6

Dip each paneer sandwich in the batter, roll in the crushed boondi and deep-fry, turning a few times so that they are evenly fried till golden and crisp.

Step 7

Drain and place on an absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.