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Tandoori Paneer Pakoda Recipe

Tandoori Paneer Pakoda
How to make Tandoori Paneer Pakoda

Bored of regular paneer pakoda? This tandoori paneer pakoda recipe is a must-try! Paneer pieces are marinated in a paste of tandoori masala, deep-fried and then topped with some more masala. It makes for an ideal evening snack to serve for your guests.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 35 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tandoori Paneer Pakoda

  • 200 gms Paneer, cut into cubes
  • 3-4 tbsp Curd
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 cup Besan
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Tandoori masala
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder

How to Make Tandoori Paneer Pakoda

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First marinate the paneer cubes in a paste of curd, lemon juice, salt, tandoori masala, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Let it sit for around half an hour.
Now make thick besan batter. Combine besan, baking powder, some salt, turmeric powder, jeera powder and red chilli powder.
Dip the marinated paneer cubes in the besan batter one by one and deep fry them.
Sprinkle some more tandoori masala and serve hot.
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