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Paneer 65- Restaurant style paneer 65 recipe

Paneer 65 recipe

Paneer 65 recipe is a delicious and irresistible recipe of paneer. It is made by preparing a marinate using maida, cornflour, spices etc and then crisp frying paneer and tossing it in a spicy and mouth-watering sauce. The sauce is prepared using soy sauce, chilli sauce, curd, veggies, ginger garlic paste etc. This dish is famous in restaurants as well as a street-side snack. It can be served as an appetizer, snack or even with chapati and naans.

Paneer 65 recipe is a Hyderabadi style dish although this recipe is an Indo-Chinese variation. It has many variants like paneer 65, chicken 65, mushroom 65 etc. This recipe is vegetarian, spicy and finger-licking good. The recipe is quick, easy to make, requires only basic ingredients from your pantry and is also better than your favourite restaurant. Paneer 65 can be prepared in less than 30 minutes so is perfect when unexpected guests arrive.

So, serve this quick vegetarian snack at your next party as a quick starter or appetizer. Also, do not forget to read the tips for the perfect paneer 65 recipe.

Tips for perfect paneer 65 recipe

  1. The coating should not be too thick or too thin. The key to perfect paneer 65 recipe is to make a coating that is thick enough to coat the paneer properly.
  2. The recipe tastes best when it is a little spicy.
  3. You can fry the paneer beforehand and prepare the gravy just before serving.
  4. Make sure the oil is hot while deep frying or the paneer cubes will absorb extra oil and also it won’t be crunchy.
  5. You can also prepare the famous gobi 65, aloo 65, bread 65 or chicken 65 using the same recipe and just swapping paneer with other veggies.

FAQs

  • Is the recipe suitable for kids?

Kids love paneer recipes so, the paneer 65 recipe is perfect for them. Just make sure to reduce the amount of chilli so that it is suitable for kids.

  • Is the recipe healthy?

The recipe contains paneer which is rich in protein making the dish healthy. Although you can shallow fry, air fry or even bake the paneer to make it more healthy and less oily.

  • How to make this recipe vegan?

You can add tofu instead of paneer to make the recipe vegan. You can also substitute curd with vegan curd or just skip the curd for a vegan alternative.

Other related recipes-

  1. Bread 65 recipe– Just like paneer 65, this is bread 65 recipe but instead of paneer, it has bread. It is spicy, delicious and perfect for those hunger pangs.
  2. Paneer wrap recipe– It has crunchy veggies, with sauces and paneer filling in delicious tortilla wraps.
  3. Matar paneer recipe– Paneer is prepared in an onion tomato gravy with spices. It is perfect for parties and special occasions.
  4. Paneer tikka recipe– A marinate is prepared using curd, spices, onion, tomatoes, capsicum and paneer. It is later cooked on a grill or in a tandoor.

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Paneer 65

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy paneer recipe, paneer 65, restaurant style paneer 65
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 459kcal

Ingredients

For frying paneer

  • 4 tbsp All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 10 curry leaves
  • Water as required
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 400 g paneer
  • Oil for frying

Making gravy

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic chopped
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 medium onion cubed
  • 1 small capsicum chopped
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1/2 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp spring onions chopped

For garnishing

  • spring onions

Instructions

For frying paneer

  • In a bowl, maida, corn flour, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, black pepper and curry leaves.
  • Add water as required to make a thick batter.
  • Then add 1 tsp salt and mix everything well.
  • Add 400 g paneer cubes to the batter and mix it well so that the paneer is coated with batter.
  • Drop the paneer cubes in hot oil one by one to fry them.
  • Fry the paneer until crisp on medium high heat. Keep the paneer aside.

For Gravy

  • In a wok, add 2 oil, 1 tsp ginger and garlic. Fry everything for a minute.
  • Add dried red chillies, green chillies and mix it.
  • Then add onion, capsicum to the wok. Fry it for 2 minutes on high heat.
  • Add 10 curry leaves and mix them too.
  • Mix corn flour, Kashmiri chilli powder to curd.
  • Add the curd mixture, chilli sauce to the wok and mix it well. Cook the mixture on high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the paneer to the wok. Mix and coat everything well.
  • Now mix spring onion greens to the wok and your paneer 65 is ready.
  • Garnish with spring onion greens, serve and enjoy! 

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.5g | Protein: 19.8g | Fat: 31.8g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 1097mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3.3g | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 1mg

Step by step paneer 65 recipe with pictures

For frying paneer

  1. In a bowl, add 4 tbsp maida, 3 tbsp cornflour, 2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tbsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp black pepper and 10 curry leaves.
  2. Add water as required to make a thick batter. Then add 1 tsp salt and mix everything well.thick batter
  3. Add 400 g paneer cubes to the batter and mix it well so that the paneer is coated with batter.paneer 65 recipe
  4. Drop the paneer cubes in hot oil one by one to fry them.
  5. Fry the paneer until crisp on medium-high heat. Keep the paneer aside.frying paneer until crisp

For Gravy of paneer 65

  1. In a wok, add 2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp chopped ginger and 2 tsp chopped garlic. Fry everything for a minute.
  2. Add 2 dried red chillies, 2 green chillies and mix them. Then add 1 cubed onion, 1 chopped capsicum to the wok. Fry it for 2 minutes on high heat.sauté veggies
  3. Add 10 curry leaves and mix them too.
  4. Mix ½ tsp cornflour, 1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder to ½ cup curd.
  5. Add the curd mixture, 1 tbsp chilli sauce to the wok and mix it well. Cook the mixture on high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.paneer 65 recipe
  6. Add the paneer to the wok. Mix and coat everything well.
  7. Now mix 2 tbsp chopped spring onion greens to the wok and your paneer 65 is ready. Garnish with spring onion greens, serve and enjoy!

 

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