Paneer cutlet is a succulent vegetarian snack that is loaded with paneer and hearty veggies. It has a perfect crunch of corn kernels along with a mouth-melting texture. So, if you are bored of the plain aloo cutlet, try this different cutlet that you can quickly make at home with this recipe. 

Paneer Cutlet
Paneer Cutlet

These paneer cutlets are easy to prepare, crispy, and made with protein-rich paneer, crunchy veggies, and aromatic herbs and spices. The addition of corn provides the cutlets with a unique taste.

An ideal party starter or appetizer, which is also a hot favorite of kids for tiffin boxes. 

Easy and Yummy Paneer Cutlet Recipe! 

These paneer cutlets have the goodness of calcium and protein. You can also fill your body with other nutrients with the help of veggies.

You can also shallow-fry it instead of deep-frying the cutlets to make it healthier. 

While there are several ways of preparing this simple paneer cutlet, this recipe combines grated paneer and boiled mashed potatoes to create a delight that is too hard to pass. Plus, adding the veggies will give these cutlets a nice texture and crunch. 

So, let’s see how you can make these cutlets at home. 

Quick Stats 

Prep time: 15 minutes 

Cooking time: 15 minutes 

Servings:  6 serves 


For cutlet 

  • 2 cups paneer/cottage cheese, grated 
  • 1 cup potato, boiled, mashed 
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • ½ carrot, grated
  • ½ cup corn kernels  
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger paste 
  • ½ tsp red chili powder 
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped 
  • ½ tsp chaat masala  
  • ½ tsp garam masala 
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • ½ tsp salt 

For maida paste 

  • ¼ cup corn flour
  • ¼ tsp pepper crushed 
  • 2 tbsp maida/all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • ½ cup water 

Other ingredients

  • 1 cup bread crumbs 
  • Oil for shallow frying

Method to Prepare 

  • Take a large mixing bowl. 
    • Add paneer, potato, corn, onion, carrot, and green chili. 
    • Then, add ginger paste, red chili powder, chaat masala, garam masala, and salt. 
    • Add coriander leaves and corn flour. 
    • Mix everything and make a dough.  
  • Now, let’s make maida paste. 
    • Add corn flour, maida, pepper, salt, and water to a small bowl. 
    • Mix well and ensure there are no lumps. 
    • You will need your paste to have a flowing consistency.
  • Now, prepare small ball petties from paneer dough. 
    • Dip these cutlets in the maida paste. 
    • Coat them with crushed corn flakes. 
  • Shallow fry these cutlets until golden brown on medium flame. 
  • Serve and enjoy!  

Serving Suggestions  

  • You can serve these paneer cutlets with cabbage kebabs at kitty parties or get-togethers and enjoy delicious starter delicacies. 
  • A hot piping cup of tea, a rainy evening, and these warm paneer cutlets will make a great trio!