Crispy Cheese Fingers (Kurkure Paneer)

Paneer Kurkure recipe ( Paneer corn flakes)

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Paneer Kurkure recipe with step by step method with photos.

The Cheese used here to make our superb dish is Cottage Cheese also known as Paneer.

Paneer Kurkure is made by cutting the paneer into finger shape pieces and are marinated with salt, chilli powder, cumin powder and ginger garlic paste.

These marinated pieces are then dip in s batter and coated with corn flakes.

Deep fry them till crisp golden.

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I have used corn flakes to give them the crisp and crunchy texture. And Corn flakes is also packed with some great nutritions. Using this you can make it as paneer cornflakes.

In place of corn flakes you can use some fine quality bread crumbs which also gives good taste.

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Crispy cottage cheese finger ( paneer Kurkure) is nice appetizer for small get together and people of all group love to eat , especially the children like it very much.

         paneer Kurkure Recipe


Serving paneer Kurkure in a garnished plate for paneer Kurkure (crispy cheese finger ) recipe


Cheese fingers or paneer Kurkure is s deep fried cheese (cottage cheese) sticks. These paneer fingers are marinated with spices and coated with bread crumbs or crushed corn flakes and deep fried till crisp golden.

Preparation time :- 10 minutes

Cooking time :- 5 minutes

Total time :- 15 minutes

Serve :- 3 servings

Author :- Mobasir hassan

Ingredients 

• 250 gm cottage cheese (paneer)

• 100 gm corn flakes

• 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder

• 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder

• 1/2 teaspoon corriander leaves chopped

• 3 teaspoon corn flour

• 1 teaspoon all purpose flour ( Maida)

• Salt as per taste

• 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste ( optional)

How to make the recipe

Preparation

1. Cut the paneer into 2 inch finger size pieces and mix with red chilli powder, cumin powder, ginger garlic paste and salt.

2. Crush the corn flakes with a roller pin and keep aside.

3. Make a batter by mixing 2 teaspoon corn with 1 teaspoon maida and little water.

4. The batter should be thick and without any lumbs.

Making paneer Kurkure

1. Mix the remaining corn flour with the paneer pieces and keep  for 5 minutes to become dry.

2. After that take the paneer finger pieces and dip them into the batter.

3. Remove one single paneer piece and coat with the crushed corn flakes nicely from all sides.

4. Similarly repeat with the remaining paneer pieces and coat with the corn flakes.

5. Keep them refrigerated for 5 minutes to get set.

6. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat flame. When the oil become hot lower the gas flame to low.

7. Add the paneer pieces one by one into the oil carefully and fry them till crisp golden.

8. Remove and drain in a kitchen paper.

9. Garnish them in a plate and serve hot.

       Nutritional value

  • Calories : 43
  • Fats : 3.8 g
  • Protein : .3 g
  • Carbohydrate : 1.9 g

Below you can read the step by step method with photos for the recipe for a better understanding........

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 Preparation

1. Cut the cottage cheese  into long finger size shaped pieces.

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2. Crush the Corn flakes using a roller pin or with your hands. Keep it aside for later use.

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3. Marinate the Cottage Cheese with red chilly powder, cumin powder and salt. Leave it for 5 min to absorb the flavor.

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4. Make a batter using half of the corn flour and all purpose flour (Maida).

 The batter should not be too thick or thin. Make a medium thick consistency batter for good use.

5. Take the marinated cottage cheese and dust with the remaining corn flour and keep aside to dry.

6. Now take a single piece and dip  into the batter and remove.

7. Mix well with the crushed corn flakes to get a good coated finger.

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8. Repeat  with the remaining paneer pieces and keep refrigerated for 5 minutes.

9. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the fingers till crisp and goldren brown in colour.

10. Serve it with a Cocktail Sauce or with Green Mint Chutney.

It taste amazing,you can feel the crunch in your every bite.

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Below I am sharing in short 6 amazing Health benefits of cottage cheese aka paneer.

1. Rich in Protein

Cottage Cheese derived out of cow's milk is one rich source of protein you can load up on. Another highlight of Cottage Cheese is that it doesn't require any cooking and can be consumed directly. A cube of raw cottage cheese therefore makes powerhouse of protein.

2. Cottage Cheese strengthen Bones and Teeth.

Cottage Cheese is one of the best source of Calcium. Adequate Calcium level ensure healthy bones,teeth and healthy heart muscle also.

3. Maintains Blood Sugar Love

It is packed with Magnesium. High protein component in cottage cheese also help slow release of sugar into the blood and prevents abrupt hike and decline in blood sugar level.

4. Good for Heart Health

Cottage Cheese contains Potassium, which play a key role in fluids balance of body.

5. Improves Digestion

It contains decent amount of Phosphorus, which helps in digestion and excretion.

6. Rich source of Folate

Folate is a essential Vitamin for pregnant women. It helps fetal development of expecting mother also play an important role in Red Blood cell production.


So we can understand how healthy cottage cheese is for our body.

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