Quinoa Paneer & Onion Pakodas

5 from 1 vote

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.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Recipe Taste Crunchy, Salty
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Quinoa boiled
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (cottage cheese) grated
  • 1/2 Onion sliced
  • 4 strands Coriander finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchoor powder Mango Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Rice flour
  • 1 cup Gram flour
  • 1 pinch Baking soda


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

Calories: 385 kcal | Carbohydrates: 52 g | Protein: 18 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 19 mg | Sodium: 131 mg | Potassium: 579 mg | Fiber: 8 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 698 IU | Vitamin C: 12 mg | Calcium: 190 mg | Iron: 4 mg

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