Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

Cuisine: Rajasthani

Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe: Makki Paneer Pakora combines maize flour (makki) and paneer (Indian cottage cheese) in a crispy fried snack. It’s a popular dish during the winter months in Northern India.


  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • 2 tblsp coriander leaves chopped

  • oil for deep frying

  • 6 tblsp bengal gram flour besan

  • salt to taste

  • 2 tsp ginger chopped

  • 2 tsp garlic chopped

  • 2 green chilli chopped

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 3/4 tsp dry mango powder amchur

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 100 gms cottage cheese (paneer)

  • 200 gm corn fresh (makki)


  • Crush the corn in a blender.
  • Grate the cottage cheese.
  • Heat up oil in a pan,
  • Mix in cut ginger and garlic and stir fry till pink.
  • Mix in crushed corn and stir fry.
  • Mix in salt and mix.
  • Mix in milk and stir fry to get a creamy texture.
  • When the corn is cooked, transfer to a round dish and cool.
  • Mix in grated paneer, cut onion,
  • Cut green chillies, cumin powder, amchur powder and cut coriander leaves.
  • Adjust salt and mix well.
  • Mix in besan for binding
  • Mix in a little milk if the mixture is too thick.
  • Make even sized balls with hand or tablespoon.
  • Heat up oil and deep fry the pakoras on medium heat up till golden brown.
  • Remove and keep on an absorbent paper to soak excess oil.
  • Serve hot.

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