Paneer 65 Recipe

This recipe is very simple.It is a spicy yet irresistibly delicious snack prepared by deep-frying spicy paste coated paneer cubes. It has dry texture and can be served as starter, appetizer, snack or accompaniment.

It uses varieties of Indian spices and combination of cornflour, all purpose flour and curd to get its signature tongue tickling usually in paneer 65 ,there is no gravy its a dry dish .you can serve paneer 65 with some chapatis ,naan or tandoori roti.

Preparation Time : 30 mins

Cooking Time : 25 mins

Serves : 3 to 4


  • Paneer – 200 grams
  • Oil – 5 tbsp for frying
  • Rice flour – 3 tbsp
  • Besan ( gram flour) – 1 tbsp
  • Corn starch – 2 tbsp
  • Green chilli paste – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garma masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Lime juice or vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Salt as required
  • Water as needed

For Paneer 65 :

  • Chopped onion – 1
  • Green chillies – 2 to 3
  • Chopped ginger – 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped garlic – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds ( sarso rai) – 1/2 tsp
  • Oil -2 tbsp
  • Salt as required


  • Cut paneer into bite size cubes.
  • Take rice flour,besan( gram flour),corn starch in a bowl mix all together .
  • Now add the green chilli paste,ginger paste,garlic paste ,red chilli powder,garam masala ,lime juice,and salt as required.
  • Now add water ,whisk to a smooth paste,you can also add a few drops of orange colour extract .
  • Add the paneer cubes.
  • Gently mix the paneer cubes with the batter and allow to marinate for about 10 -15 mins.

For frying paneer 65 :

  • Heat 5 tbsp oil in a pan ,oil should be in medium flame ,coat the paneer cubes in the batter and add them to the hot oil .
  • Keep some space between the paneer cubes so that they Don’t stick .
  • Once the one side is done ,flip and fry the other side .
  • Fry the paneer cubes till the outside becomes crisp and golden .
  • Drain the fried paneer cubes on paper to remove excess oil.

For making paneer 65

  • In a pan heat 2 tbsp oil add mustard seeds.after it crackle,add chopped ginger, chopped garlic,green chillies,and stir well.
  • Then add chopped onions ,stir and saute the onions till they become translucent.
  • Add salt as required, stir well and add the fried paneer cubes .
  • Mix the paneer cubes with the sauted ingredients.switch off the flame .
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot .

Published by Shrutika Shrivastava

Hey i'm shrutika .I love to cook.I am a blogger living in jabalpur. This is a blog where I post photos of my exotic and multicusine recipes also some tips and tricks about cooking.

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