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Recipe: Paneer Mystery Balls

By Stuti Baxi Vadodaria
Last updated on: February 15, 2015 12:35 IST
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Here's the recipe for Paneer Mystery Balls

Paneer Mystery Balls


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Soaking time: 6 hours


  • 500 gms green moong daal (green gram split)
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • Green chillies as per taste
  • 2 tbsp bengal gram flour
  • 250 gms cottage cheese
  • 7-8 papads (crushed)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • Oil for frying


Step 1

Paneer Mystery Balls


Step 2

  • Soak the green gram in water for 5 to 6 hours.
  • Drain excess water. Grind to a coarse paste.
  • Add very little water as we want a thick batter.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, green chillies and ginger paste salt and asafoetida. Add bengal gram flour. Mix everything and keep aside.

Cut paneer cubes


Step 3

  • Cut paneer into cubes and put aside.
  • In a pan, heat oil for frying.
  • Take paneer cubes, dip it in the moong dal batter and make balls.

Dip the paneer balls in crushed papad


Step 4

  • Roll the balls in crushed papads and deep fry on a slow flame. There is a possibility that the batter will be undercooked and papad overcooked if you fry it on medium or high flame.
  • Serve hot with your favourite chutney or sauce.

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