This airfried simple vegetarian snack is a very tasty dish made with well seasoned paneer and crusted with roasted crushed papad and fried in airfryer. Pappad Paneer is a very innovative and easy to prepare snack which you could offer to guest sudden uninvited guests. Paneer slices coated with subtle spices, batter coated and crumbed with roasted papad which are air fried hardly for just few minutes’ makes a very yummy snack to eat. The outer part of the snack is crisp while the inner part is soft to eat.
Paneer is a very popular protein rich ingredient that is used in making a variety of exotic and delectable dishes. It is often added to a variety of gravy curries such as butter paneer masala, palak paneer, shahi paneer etc. Paneer is fresh cottage cheese extensively used in Indian cuisine especially in north India. It is a homemade Indian cheese that is used in making different desserts, appetizers and main course dishes. They are also added in some very exceptional and delicious comforting salads.
Recipe: Pappad Paneer – Airfryer Recipe
- Paneer - 250 gms
- Chilli powder - ½ tsp
- Garam masala - 1 pinch
- Chaat masala - ½ tsp
- Papads, roasted - 5 nos
- All-purpose flour - ¼ cup
- Water as required - ¼ cup
- In a mixing bowl, add paneer slices and season adding chili powder, garam masala, chaat masala and toss well.
- Take some roasted papads and crush them in a plate.
- Mix some all-purpose flour with water and make a thick batter and keep aside.
- Dip the paneer slices in the flour batter and coat with papad crumbs.
- Preheat the airfryer at 180 Degree C for 4 minutes.
- Pull out the basket and place the papad paneer in the basket and air fry at 180 degree C for 4 minutes.
- After few minutes, open and brush with little oil.
- Remove and serve hot.
Paneer is very versatile, soft and blends well with creamy sauces. It is usually served as an appetizer or accompaniment to a main course. It is moist and has soft crumbly texture. It is a rich source of milk protein often used in making awesome delicacies such as Sandesh, Rasgulla, Mattar paneer etc. Paneer is slightly chewy consistency and mild flavour. It hold its shape well and doesn’t melt, hence you can sauté it, grill or crumble/ grate and just do about anything to add in your dishes.
Paneer also happens to be one of the easiest cheeses to make at home, requiring nothing more than milk and lemon juice. Paneer is one of the rich source of proteins for most vegetarians and are added to classic Indian dishes like kormas, curries etc. Papad coated paneer tastes extremely good and gives a fantastic twist in taste. These snacks are highly nutritious, air-fried, hardly required any oil for frying but there is no compromise in taste. They taste absolutely great and yummy.
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