Paneer Amritsari Recipe

Paneer Amritsari is a popular Punjabi dish made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and a spicy masala. The paneer is marinated in a mixture of yogurt, spices, and gram flour, and then deep-fried until golden and crispy. It is a perfect appetizer or side dish that can be enjoyed with mint chutney or as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. Paneer Amritsari is known for its rich flavors and is a favorite among paneer lovers.

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Ingredients for Paneer Amritsari Recipe

  • 66.67 gram Paneer, Cut Into Cubes
  • 0.67 tablespoon Yogurt
  • 0.33 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 0.67 tablespoon Gram Flour
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Paneer Amritsari Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix together yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, gram flour, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Add the paneer cubes to the marinade and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep pan for frying.
  • STEP 4.Dip the marinated paneer cubes in the batter and deep-fry until golden and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Serve hot with mint chutney or as desired.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying the paneer to ensure a crispy texture.
  • You can add a pinch of ajwain (carom seeds) to the batter for added flavor.
  • For a healthier version, you can shallow fry the marinated paneer in a non-stick pan.

Storage and Serving

  • Paneer Amritsari is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
316
calories per serving
16 g Fat22 g Protein21 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Carbs
    21g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    21g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    484mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    20mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    155mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    53mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    381mg
  • Selenium
    25mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp