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How to make Paneer Pakoda for Kids

Pakodas and hot tea are an irresistible combination in winter! Find out how to make paneer pakoda for kids so that they'll end up licking their fingers!
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Author: Hemapriya


  • 125-150 gm paneer/cottage cheese preferably homemade and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup besan/gram flour
  • A pinch of turmeric powder/haldi
  • A pinch of red chili powder/lal mirch powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • A pinch of garam masala powder
  • Water as required
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for deep frying
  • A pinch of chaat masala for seasoning


  • Mix besan and all the spice powders except chaat masala. Add water to make a thick flowing paste.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Dip the paneer cubes in the besan batter so that they are well coated on all sides.
  • Deep fry and drain the excess oil by placing the pakodas on kitchen tissues.
  • Before serving, sprinkle some chaat masala over the hot pakoras and serve with a dip of your choice.