Monday, October 12, 2009

Threaded Paneer Strips


One of the most yummy starters I have always treasured in my cook book:)....I just love this melt in mouth snack and make sure that if I do have an extra Paneer lying in my fridge Ill surely try these..... never miss out on this one ....one of my favourites actually goes very well with Chilli Garlic sauce :) 

Ingredients
200 gms paneer cut into long strips(like that of a french fry but little more thicker)
4-5 Spring roll wrappers(patty sheets)
Oil for deep frying
Few spring onion greens for garnishing
For Marinade
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
1 tsp red chilli sauce
2-3 finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp soya sauce
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp Maida
2 tsp cornflour
1/2 tsp freshly crushed blackpeppercorn
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
4-5 tbsp water

Method

  1. Take a bowl, add all the ingredients mentioned under marinade and mix it well to form a smooth thick paste
  2. Add the paneer strips and mix well in the marinade and keep it aside for 30 minutes
  3. Cut the spring roll patty sheets or wrappers into juliennes, spread it on a plate
  4. Take each paneer strips and roll in the them and press well with your hand so that it sticks to the paneer
  5. Heat oil in a pan, deep fry the paneer strips on the both sides till golden brown and crisp, drain on a kitchen towel
  6. Place them on the serving plate and then garnish it with spring onion greens and then serve hot with chilli-garlic sauce