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Paneer popcorn recipe

simple , crunchy and easy recipe with paneer for kids. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
freezing time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Starters
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: paneer, paneer fry, popcorn
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • Oil - for deep frying

to soak paneer

  • 200 gms paneer
  • 1 cup whisked curd
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder

flour batter

  • 1/2 cup gram flour
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1/3 cup maida/all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp mixed herbs
  • 3/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

bread crumbs batter

  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp mixed herbs


  • marinate paneer with curd, chilli powder and pepper powder
  • prepare the batter with gram flour, corn flour, maida, chilli powder, salt, garam masala, pepper powder, mixed herbs and ginger garlic paste. 
  • mix well and water little at a time to make thick sticky batter. 
  • take another mixing bowl and add bread crumbs, red chilli powder, mixed herbs  and mix well. 
  • take the paneer out of the curd and drop it in the batter. 
  • next, take paneer out of the batter and drop it in the bread crumbs one at a time. roll it until well coated on all sides. 
  • prepare all the paneer and freeze for 15 minutes. 
  • take out the paneer and deep fry in hot oil until crisp and reddish
  • serve hot with tomato sauce and mayo.