Crispy Paneer bites or crispy Paneer and potato balls are perfect tea time snack or starter recipe for the party. An easy and quick and tasty appetiser recipe made with paneer and potatoes.
This crispy outside, cheesy and creamy with paneer and potatoes inside crispy paneer bites or paneer balls are perfect party time snacks or tea time snack. An appetizer recipe that you can put together when want to serve something different than pakora recipes for the monsoon.
It’s been a long time that I have posted a recipe in MTC chai Nashta series. If you have been a long time reader you already know how much I love my chai. And, a cup of chai with some tasty tea time snacks is even better than a cup of chai on its own.
So for chai and tea time snacks lover’s like me, I created this series MTC chai Nashta to share the popular and some unique Indian tea time snacks.
It’s monsoon season as well, one of the best times to enjoy hot crispy deep fried pakoras, fritters and cutlets with a garma garam cup of masala chai. But if you like to try less spicy monsoon snack these super simple crispy paneer bites recipe is perfect for you.
If you like to try other Indian snacks or starter recipes for your party you may want to check these corn Pakora, Palak, and Pyaz Pakora, Air fried Ragi and Methi Pakora or these old Delhi style Paneer pakora recipe.
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Paneer Bites Recipe Video
- 200 g Paneer or cottage cheese
- 100 g boiled mashed potatoes
- 2 Tbsp Corn flour
- 1 tsp salt
- coriander leaves
- green chilli
- Oil for deep frying
Grate the paneer/cottage cheese in a bowl and mash it well.
Add mashed boiled potatoes, salt, coriander leaves and cornflour.
Make a tight dough by mixing all above ingredients.
Divide this mixture into 12 equal portions so that you can make small balls out of each portion.
Put some oil in your palms and take one such portion and make a small ball with this.
Repeat the process with rest of the portions.
Heat some oil in a kadhai or deep utensil.
Once the oil is hot turn the heat down to medium low and put one ball in hot oil if it is turning out well add rest of the paneer balls and cook them until golden brown and crispy.