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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Sep 22, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Paneer/Cheese Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Popcorn panner makes a great appetizer. it is basically like nuggets only smaller .by using bread crumbs is it leaves the chicken bits nice and crispy. The paneer pieces are double breaded and then fried in the deep fryer. You can cut the paneer up however you want; either into bigger or smaller pieces.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Chaat Masala 1 Tablespoons
Parmesan Cheese (optional) 1/2 Teaspoons
Oil For Deep Frying
Water As Needed
Corn Flour 1 Cup
Maida (all-purpose Flour) 1 Cup
Bread Crumbs 1 Tablespoons
Maida (all-purpose Flour) 1 Tablespoons
Grated Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) 1 Cup
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Salt To Taste
Cumin Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Tomato Ketchup 1 Tablespoons
Grated Cheese (any Processed Cheese0 1/2 Cup
Marjoram Spice 1/2 Teaspoons
Oregano 1/2 Teaspoons


1. In a bowl, combine any processed grated cheese, tomato ketchup, cumin powder, red chilli powder, pinch of salt, grated paneer, all-purpose flour, and bread crumbs. Mix all these ingredients together and knead to form dough. Gently squeeze out small popcorn size dumplings and keep aside or else roll the dough into thin cylindrical shape and cut into small piece (as shown in video). In a plate, mix equal quantities of corn flour, all-purpose flour and salt and mix well. Remove half the quantity of the flours in another plate.
 2. Add little water in one portion of the flour quantity and make a smooth paste free of lumps. Drop the small dumpling into the flour batter and coat them well. Remove and drop into the other portion of the dry flour and keep aside. Coat the entire dumplings in the same process.
3.  Heat oil in and pan and when the oil is hot, fry the coated dumplings on medium hot oil until they turn slight golden in colour and crisp. For the popcorn masala, in a bowl,
4. add chaat masala, parmesan cheese (optional), marjoram and oregano, mix the spices together and sprinkle over the fried popcorn paneer.

Recipe Tips

You can also add finely chopped vegetable or boiled mashed potato along with paneer.
Posted Sep 22, 2012

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