Paneer Popcorn Recipe

Prep time: 16-20 minutes

Cook time: 6-10 minutes

Serve: 4



Cottage cheese (paneer) cut into 1/2 inch cubes 50 grams

Dried breadcrumbs 1 cup

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder 1 pinch

Refined flour 1/2 cup

Red chilli flakes 1 pinch

Dried oregano in a large pi

Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

Oil to deep fry

Chaat masla to sprinkle


1. Take breadcrumbs on a plate add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

2. Take refined flour in a bowl add red chilli flakes, salt, oregano and ginger-garlic paste and sufficient water and mix well to make a slightly thick batter.

3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

4. Dip each cube of cottage cheese in this batter and roll in the breadcrumbs mixture. Dip the cubes back in the same batter and roll again in the breadcrumbs mixture to double-coat the cheese cubes.

5. Slide the cottage cheese cubes into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle chaat masala and mix well.

6. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.


(Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

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