Paneer Popcorn
Paneer Popcorn | Kids Paneer Recipe
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Resting Time
20 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Paneer Popcorn is an kids friendly evening snack or a party snack which can be prepared easily and tastes great with just a tomato sauce or a chilli sauce.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: paneer Popcorn
Servings: 6
Calories: 500 kcal
Author: Akila
  • Paneer cubes – 250 gms cut into small cubes
  • chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • salt – as per taste
  • black pepper – 1/4 tsp
  • italian mixed herbs – 1/2 tsp optional
  • oregano – little optional
  • chilli flakes – 1/2 tsp
  • corn flour – 1/2 tbsp
  • apf / maida flour – 2 tbsp
  • ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • water – 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup
  • bread crumbs – 1 cup or as needed for coating the paneer cubes
  • oil – for frying
  1. take250 gms of paneer and cut into small cubes.
Prepare the Masala
  1. In a bowl, add chilli powder, turmeric, salt, black pepper mixed herbs, oregan, chilli flakes, corn flour, maida flour, ginger and garlic paste

  2. To this add required water and mix to form a batter.
  3. The batter should not be thick or very watery. The consistency should be of dosa batter consistency.
Prepare the coating
  1. Now take all the other ingredients and keep it ready. Take bread crumps as required or 1 cup and spread on a plate.
  2. Now dip the paneer cubes in the batter nicely so that batter is coated well. Then remove from the batter and immediately roll over the bread crumbs, till all sides of the paneer is coated well with the bread crumbs.

  3. You can do this in batches of 15 to 20 paneer cubes at a time.
  4. Once you have done with the coating, allow the paneer to rest for about 15 to 20 minutes.
Fry the Paneer cubes
  1. After about 15 to 20 minutes, In another kadai or pan, add enough oil for frying and heat it in medium flame. Once oil is hot enough to fry, add the bread crumps coated paneer cubes one by one slowly in the oil.
  2. Again fry them in batches stirring occasionally. Also fry them in medium flame only.
  3. Fry all the paneer cubes are evenly fried, so that it turns nice golden in colour, remove them from oil. Filter the extra oil using a kitchen tissue.
  4. Repeat the same with the other paneer cubes.
  5. Your tasty and very crispy paneer popcorn is ready to be served.

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