Paneer Bites | Crispy Paneer | Paneer nuggets


Paneer Bites is an alternative recipe for chicken nuggets. Paneer are dipped in a batter, coat with breadcrumbs and then deep fry. It’s an instant easy snack or starter recipe. Kids love it!

I have shared a simple paneer bites recipe ready in few minutes with a detailed pictures and method below.

In a mixing bowl add all purpose flour, cornflour, pepper powder, red chilli powder,chat powder and salt. Pour little water to make a thick batter.

Cut the paneer in to cubes add them in a batter. Coat with the breadcrumbs.

 Heat the oil in a kadai deep fry the paneer and place them in a absorbent paneer.

Serve hot with tomato sauce or chutney of your choice.


  • 100gm Paneer/cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp chat powder(optional)
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs/ cornflakes crumbs
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Toothpicks (for serving)


  • In a mixing bowl add all purpose flour, corn flour, salt, red chilli powder, pepper powder pour little water to make a thick batter.
  • Cut the paneer into cubes dip the paneer to the batter and then coat with the breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry the paneer on a medium them in a absorbent paper.
  • Paneer nuggets are ready to serve.


  •  In a blender add the cornflakes and blend roughly. Instead of breadcrumbs you can also use cornflakes crumbs it gives a nice light brown colour.

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