Halwai February 22, 2018


• 250 gms – Cottage cheese
• 1 tsp – red chili powder
• 1.25 tsp – Mango powder
• oil for deep frying the pakoras
• For the Batter:
• 8 tbsp – gram flour
• 1.5 tsp – red chili powder
• sufficient water
• a pinch of cooking soda
• salt to taste


  1. Cut the cottage cheese into square, thick cubes.
  2. Sprinkle red chili powder and mango powder on each piece.
  3. Make the batter by mixing the gram flour with red chili powder, soda, salt and sufficient water to make a slightly thick batter.
  4. Dip each piece of cottage cheese into the batter and deep fry in heated oil till it turns golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with green chutney.

Recipe courtesy of Anitha Raheja