paneer nutritional value

Til –E- Paneer

Paneer should be named India’s national food. Everyone loves paneer and this spongy, milky bundle of joy goes well with every food. Be it in a wrap, coated with sugar or covered in rich gravy, paneer rocks the show. Ever wondered what we would do without paneer in our favourite dishes? Well, they wouldn’t be our favourite anymore.
Given below are a few Paneer recipes we are sure you have never tried before. What are you waiting for? Go ahead!

This is a delightful recipe in which cubes of paneer are marinated with yogurt and sesame seeds, to produce a flavorful dish. It is cooked to perfection and served with roti or naan. Pickled onion rings go very well with it too. Til-E-Paneer is an easy recipe for first time cooks too.

Paneer Dishes For Vegetarians To Feast On


A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild


Ingredients for Til Paneer Recipe

  • Paneer (Cottage cheese) cut into ¼ inch cubes 250 grams
  • Batter
  • Refined flour (maida) 4 tablespoons
  • Garlic 2 teaspoons
  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons
  • Coating
  • Sesame seeds (til) 4 tablespoons
  • Bread crumbs 1/2 cup
  • Semolina (rawa/suji) 1 tablespoon



Step 1

To make the batter, combine the refined flour, garlic, red chilli powder, salt, chaat masala in a bowl, add sufficient water and whisk to make a smooth batter.

Step 2

Combine the breadcrumbs, sesame seeds and semolina and spread on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and dip the cottage cheese cubes into the batter and then coat in the breadcrumbs mixture.

Step 4

Deep-fry in hot oil till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with chutney of your choice.