Golden Paneer Pouches

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i came upon a cookery  book in the library and the first recipe which caught my attention was this Golden Pouch only as i had long awaited for this recipe and the shape attracted me. i used frozen paneer and so i couldn’t grate , so the filling was bigger in size and the product was of large size that eating even two was filling that i skipped Dinner . But when we use fresh panner and make into small pieces we can get 20 as given in the recipe. The outer covering has to be done carefully neither too thick nor thin as it tends to break when it is thin .Other than that this is a very good recipe as we can omit potato, make this in a jiffy and attractive to kids too.

Serves 20 pieces

Ingredients:

Maida /Plain Flour -1 cup

Corn Flour – ½ cup

Salt – ½ tsp

Baking powder – ¼ tsp

Refined oil – 6tsp

Water – as required

Filling

Paneer / Indian cottage cheese – 200 gms

Cabbage – ½ cup (chopped)

Green bell pepper – 2

Salt – 2/3 tsp

Coriander leaves – ½ cup

Method:

 To make the outer covering

Sieve maida, cornflour, salt and baking powder together

Add oil and mix

Add water and make smooth dough (slightly firm)

Cover with a napkin and keep aside for 20 minutes

Filling

Mix all ingredients given for filling till smooth . Divide this into 20 small round balls .

Make the dough into small flat puris (circle) and keep the filling . Fold and join the sides

Make a pouch and deep fry in oil till golden colour and serve with chilli sauce .

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