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Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas

Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas
Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeHomestyle Cooking, Indian
  • Good for Snacks

About this recipe

A Party Snack with a healthy twist. When tempting Indian snack pakoda, is prepared using super food Quinoa it makes a super snack. This is also a Healthy Snack for Kids when they want to binge on junk food and want something fried. Then the option is to add some healthy ingredient to it.

Ingredients for Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas

  • 1 cup boiled Quinoa
  • 1/2 cup grated Paneer
  • 1/2 Onion - sliced
  • 4 strands coriander - finely chopped
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves - finely chopped
  • 1tbsp - Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp - Red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Amchoor powder (Mango Powder)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2tbsp - Rice flour
  • 1 cup - Gram flour
  • A pinch of baking soda

How to cook Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas

  1. Wash & boil the Quinoa - this should take about 15-20 mins on a medium flame.
  2. In a bowl, add the grated paneer, cooked quinoa, sliced onions, and spice powders, salt to taste and mix well.
  3. Add the finely chopped coriander and curry leaves.
  4. Add rice flour, gram flour and baking soda.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil and add this oil when it is hot to the mixture above.
  6. Mix all the ingredients and add in a few tsp of water to get a batter consistency.
  7. Heat oil in a wok to fry the batter, drop the batter into the hot oil and fry till golden brown.
  8. Serve hot with ketchup or mint chutney.
    Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas


Recipe developed for by Jyothi Varne. Jyothi, is a passionate food blogger and her blog name is Flavor Flame Fusion, loves to cook masaledaar Indian grub. She works with the Human Resources in a Leading IT Consulting firm and enjoys traveling, listening to music and reading a book on a lazy afternoon.

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