Paneer 65

Paneer 65 is a delicious and flavorful paneer recipe that will surely be a hit with your family. Well-known in South India, this dish is made with Shudh Paneer, Indian cottage cheese, marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and deep fried. The result is a crunchy, savoury dish perfect for a meal or as an appetizer. The addition of ghee to the marinade gives the dish a unique, nutty flavour that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

To make Paneer 65, you will need:

  • 2 cups Shuddh paneer, diced equal size
  • 2 tablespoons Shuddh ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch or all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons rice flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for frying


  1. In a large bowl, mix together cumin powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, and salt.
  2. Add the cubed Shuddh paneer and toss it until everything is evenly combined, add two tablespoons water if it feels dry to combine evenly, and place aside for about 30mins
  3. Add all flour, salt and sprinkle some water, and evenly coat the paneer in the batter
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the paneer pieces, up to 3 mins on each side or until golden brown. Alternatively, you can air fry or shallow fry as well.
  5. Drain the pieces on paper towels, sprinkle some chat masala as a seasoning and serve immediately.

Enjoy! Serve Paneer 65 as an appetizer or a meal – it will please everyone! Explore more recipes here.