Paneer Pakoda Waffles

Born and brought up in India, we ate different types of Pakodas which is also calle Bhajiyas and in english they are called Fritters.
Pakoda is my go to food for a hearty snack. It always hits the spot with some garam garam chai or coffee. The crunch from Pakodas and the rainy weather goes hand in hand. The crunch and flavor in every bite will always want you to eat more. Checkout this quick and easy recipe for Paneer Pakoda that is healthy as well as so delicious.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian Fusion
Servings 4 Pakodas


  • 8 slices of paneer
  • 2 tablespoon sandwich chutney
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil to cook
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala


  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafetida powder
  • 1 cup water


  • Form a thick batter using chickpea flour, semolina, turmeric, salt, red chili powder, asafetida and water and whisk it together
  • Cut the paneer into thick square cubes
  • Apply 1 tsp of chutney in between 2 paneer pieces
  • Form and sandwich with paneer and dunk them into the batter
  • Plug the waffle maker and grease with oil
  • Place the paneer Pakoda in the waffle maker
  • After 5 minutes flip and cook on the other side for 5 minutes or till brown
  • Take them out and leave them out for few minutes and reheat them for extra crunch
  • Sprinkle chaat masala
  • Enjoy them hot with chai or coffee
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