Paneer Stuffed Chole (chick pea) Kebab

Challenge those muscles to a match with these protein-loaded ‘dumbells’!

Each chole kebab hides a filling of pure paneer goodness; making it every health-freak’s favourite starter!

Prep Time: 40 min + 6-8hrs for soaking the chana              Cooking Time: 15 min          Makes: 10-12 pcs

1/2 tea cup chick pea (chana/chole) (soaked in water for 6 to 8 hour and boiled)
1 green capsicum roasted and peeled
2 green chilli
2 clove garlic
1 1/2 tbsp of lime juice
1 onion (finely chopped)
1/2 tsp roasted jeera (cumin) powder
Salt to taste

Ingredient for the Paneer Stuffing:
1 tea cup grated paneer
1 tsp chat masala
1 1/2 tsp chilli ginger paste
1 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
salt to taste

Cron flour + plain flour mixture for rolling
Oil for shallow fry


  1. Boil the chole and remove the water from it
  2. Mix the chole, green chilli capsicum, garlic and make a smooth paste in a mixer
  3. Add the lime juice, onions and roasted jeera (cumin)powder
  4. Divide the mixture in 10 to 12 part
  5. Add the chat masala, chilli ginger paste, coriander leaves to the grated paneer to make a stuffing mixture
  6. Make a small circle out of each part of chole
  7. Take 1 portion, rub it in the flour and flatten it on the palm
  8. Put a spoonful of stuffing mixture in the centre and make a flat tikki
  9. Repeat the same with remaining portions
  10. Mix the corn flour and plain flour in a plate and rub the tikki in the flour mixture and shallow fry

Note: Avoid onions and garlic for jain preparation


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