Paneer Cutlet | Patty

Paneer Cutlet | Patty

Paneer cutlets are a great snack that is easy to make and the main ingredient in this delicious recipe is Paneer. Paneer is a cream colored unsalted cheese. It is made by curdling hot milk with lemon or lime juice, vinegar, yogurt or citric acid. Paneer is firm so it does not crumble easily. It is common to find paneer in any Indian grocery store. It is sometimes found in Costco and other grocery stores in the cheese section. Thisketo paneer cutlet happens to be keto and low carb diet friendly with 3.5g net carbs per serving.

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I have two cooking options for this recipe. Shallow fry on stove top or use an air fryer so you can reduce the amount of oil to lower calories. The video instructions goes over the shallow fry method. The nutritional information includes the oil from the shallow fry method.

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Prep the Paneer Cutlets

In a bowl mix 2 tbsp almond flour, 1 egg, 3 oz grated paneer, 3 tbsp finely chopped onions, 1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro, 1 tbsp finely chopped green chilies, 1/2 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp garlic paste and 1/2 tsp salt. Mix well.

Take 2 spoons of the mix and form into a ball in hand and flatten into a patty shape. The patty should be about 2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick. Makes about 6 patties. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes

Cooking the Paneer Cutlets

There are two options to cook the paneer cutlets. The options are on the stove top or in the air fryer.

Recommended: Cook on low medium flame in 3 tbsp of oil.

Optional: Cook in Air Fryer at 400°F for 15 minutes

Notes

  • You can use an Air Fryer if you want to reduce the calorie content from the oil. If you use an Air Fryer, cook at  400°F for 15 minutes

Nutrition

Serving: 2-cutlets | Calories: 187.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7.4g | Fat: 15.8g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 73.3mg | Sodium: 442.7mg | Potassium: 61.8mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 0.9g | Vitamin A: 212.6IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 154.1mg | Iron: 0.5mg | Net Carbs: 3.5g

Paneer Cutlets

Keto Paneer Cutlets

A keto friendly paneer cutlet
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Resting time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cutlets, keto, keto recipes, paneer, patties
Servings: 3
Calories: 187.7kcal
Net Carbs: 3.5g

Equipment

Ingredients

Instructions

Prep

  • In a bowl mix almond flour, egg, paneer, onions, cilantro, green chilies, garam masala, chili powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt. Mix well
    Paneer Cutlet Ingredients
  • Take 2 spoons of the mix and form into a ball in hand. Then flatten into a patty shape. The patty should be about 2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick. Makes about 6 patties.
    Paneer cutlet making
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes

Cooking

  • Cook on low medium flame in 3 tbsp of oil.
    Cutlet cook in oil
  • OPTIONAL: Cook in Air Fryer at 400°F for 15 minutes
    paneer cutlet air fryer

Notes

  • You can use an Air Fryer if you want to reduce the calorie content from the oil.

Nutrition

Serving: 2-cutlets | Calories: 187.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7.4g | Fat: 15.8g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 73.3mg | Sodium: 442.7mg | Potassium: 61.8mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 0.9g | Vitamin A: 212.6IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 154.1mg | Iron: 0.5mg | Net Carbs: 3.5g
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