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paneer onion pakoda

Paneer Onion Pakoda recipe

Crispy onion pakoda from outside and soft melt in mouth Paneer pakora from inside. This paneer onion pakoda is totally win-win pakora recipe.
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: indian cuisine, north indian
Keyword: pakoda, pakora
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 250 gram onion thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder haldi powder
  • 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder dhania powder
  • 1 whole green chilli chopped
  • Coriander leaves chopped
  • 150 gram besan gram flour
  • 200 gram paneer Cottage cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required


  • Take thinly sliced onion in a bowl. Spread the layers of onion.
  • Add 1 teaspoon kashmiri chilli powder, ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, chopped green chilli, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  • Mix it well so that the spices are well coated in the onion.
  • Add 150 gram of besan ( gram flour ) in a mixing bowl. Add enough water to make a thick batter.
  • Allow the batter to stand for 5 minutes.
  • Now, the batter is ready. Meanwhile, heat up the oil for deep frying.
  • Take 200 grams of paneer cubes.
  • Coat the paneer cubes with onion pakora batter properly.
  • Deep fry the batter coated paneer pakora in the hot oil till they turn golden brown and crisp. Drain them on a towel to remove extra oil.
  • When cooked, sprinkle some chaat masala and coriander leaves over the pakoda.
  • Serve them hot with tomato ketchup / green chutney and hot steaming cup of tea.