Chefs Nectar,"Cottage Cheese Nuggets"

Cottage Cheese Nuggets

Ingredients for making the Cottage Cheese Nuggets

for paneer marination:

  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ½ tsp pepper, crushedsalt to taste
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 8 dices paneer /Cottage Cheese

Ingredients fo making the Batter

  • ¼ cup corn flour
  • 2 tbsp maida / plain flour / all-purpose flour / refined flour
  • ½ tsp pepper, crushed salt to taste
  • ½ cup water, for batter
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs / crushed corn flakes
  • oil for deep frying

Method of making the Cottage Cheese Nuggets

  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp pepper and salt to taste.
  • also add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and 1 tbsp lemon juice. mix well to form paste.
  • coat the prepared paste to paneer cubes.
  • cover and allow to marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • meanwhile prepare maida batter by mixing, ¼ cup corn flour, 2 tbsp maida, ½ tsp pepper and salt to taste.
  • add ½ cup water and prepare lump free, flowing consistency batter.
  • dip the marinated paneer into maida paste and coat well.
  • now coat with bread crumbs covering all sides. use panko bread crumbs / crushed corn flakes as they give nice texture.
  • deep fry the paneer nuggets in hot oil. alternatively, bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 12 minutes.
  • fry on medium flame, stirring occasionally till it turns golden brown.
  • finally, serve crispy paneer nuggets with green chutney or tomato sauce.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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