Paneer Pakora – A Stuffed & Crispy delicious Indian Recipe

Paneer pakora is a delicious Indian snack made of paneer (a type of Indian cottage cheese) and spices, battered and fried. The batter is used to coat the cottage cheese and then it is fried till it turns golden brown in color. It is often served as an appetizer or side dish with chutney or ketchup.

This is a very simple and easy-to-make snack. It can be made in just a few minutes and does not require any special skills or ingredients. All you need is some cottage cheese, spices, gram flour, and oil for frying.

What does paneer pakora taste like?

It has a crispy exterior and a soft, cheesy interior. The flavors of the spices vary depending on the region where it is made. Paneer pakora is usually served with a dipping sauce, such as chutney or ketchup.

Is paneer pakora good for weight loss?

Paneer pakora is high in protein and calcium, and low in fat and calories, making it a great snack for those trying to lose weight.

What is the difference between Pakoda and pakora?

The difference between Pakoda and pakora is that Pakoda is a fried snack made with Besan flour and spices, while pakora is made with a variety of flours, including wheat flour, vegetables, or meat.

English pakora is a fried snack made with batter and typically contains onions, potatoes, and spices.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make Paneer Pakora:


Paneer Pakora

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Indian


-1 cup cottage cheese, cubed

-1/2 cup gram flour

-1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

-1/4 teaspoon chili powder

-1/4 teaspoon garam masala

-1/2 teaspoon salt

-1 tablespoon oil

-Water as required


1. In a bowl, take the cottage cheese cubes, gram flour, turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala, and salt.

2. Mix everything together until the cottage cheese is well coated with the batter.

3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

4. When the oil is hot, add the cottage cheese cubes and fry them till they turn golden brown in color.

5. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with chutney or ketchup.


  • Serving Size: 3
  • Calories: 373kcal
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 424mg
  • Fat: 27g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg

Keywords: paneer pakora, stuffed pakoda, crispy

Did you make this recipe?

Share a photo and tag us — we can’t wait to see what you’ve made!

Leave a Comment

Recipe rating