Falhari Paneer Cutlets

Falhari Paneer Cutlets Image
Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 20 Mins
Falhari Paneer Cutlets Image

Falhari Paneer Cutlets

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


During Navratri time, some people fast and opt for falhari food. Falahaar” essentially means Fructivore or a meal based on consumption of fruits . However there is a variety of food stuffs which are traditionally consumed during these fasts . Cereals and most grains are banned and processed salts are avoided if possible . Rock salt, if available, is used in food for all your salting needs as a staple fasting preference .Usually these are gluten-free from buckwheat flour, chestnut flour, rock salt etc. It is widely believed in India that such food can bring one a deeper sense of spirituality.



  • 200 gms Paneer
  • 2 Potato – medium size boiled and skinned
  • 2 Green Chilies – finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Singhare Flour (water chestnut flour)
  • 1 tsp Ginger – grated
  • 10 to 12 Cashew Nuts – broken into half
  • 15 to 20 Raisins
  • 1 tsp Sendha Namak/Rock Salt (you can use table salt if you are not fasting)
  • 1 cup Fresh Coriander – finely chopped


  1. In a large bowl add potatoes, paneer, coriander, salt, grated ginger, green chili, raisins, cashewnuts and singhara flour
  2. Mix it all very well and form a smooth dough.
  3. Now grease your palms and take equal portions of the dough and form small round tikkis/cutlets.
  4. Heat a girdle and drizzle some oil.
  5. Shallow fry the cutlets till golden brown in colour on both the sides, it takes about two minutes on each side.
  6. Enjoy Falhari Paneer Cutlets with tomato ketchup or green chutney.Falhari Paneer Cutlets Image

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