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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Crispy Paneer | Women's Day Event Announcement and a Giveaway!

This has been in my drafts since long long time and thought of posting it now. I prepared this to my MIL who eats non spicy food and for my son.

Happy Holi to all my celebrating the colourful festival!

Paneer cubes - 1 pkt
Kadalai Maav (Besan/Chickpea Flour) - 1 tspn
Chola Maav (Corn Flour) - 2 tspns
Arasi Maav (Rice Flour) - 4 tspns
Chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
Kesari/orange colour a pinch - Optional I have not used.

Oil for deep frying

Salt to taste

Preparation Method

Thaw the paneer and put in hot water for few mins. Remove water and keep paneer.
In a bowl make watery batter with Arasi, Chola and Kadalai maav and whisk well without forming a lumps. Add chilli powder and salt.
Add the paneer, coat it drop in oil and deep fry till brown.

Serve Crispy Paneer with Tomato Sauce.

Notes - You can deep fry directly also.
You can add ginger garlic paste to the batter.

Event Announcement

Image courtery - Google search

Tomorrow 8th March is International Women's Day, its time to think of all women in your life and say thank you.

Post any vegetarian recipe dedicated to women in your life and link it here. This event is from 7th March to 31st March 2012. Multiple entries allowed. Only fresh entries and no archived posts please.

Add of logo and this event annoucement is mandatory. Hope you see your entries.

Now coming to the giveaway

Electrolux a great resource for home applicances and product accessories. They have a wide range of kitchen, laundry support and many more. Please visit their website here to view the products.

The giveaway is a $35 gift coupon and you can shop online for Electrolux Accessories Product. No geographic restrictions. This giveaway is open worldwide. Thank you Electrolux for the giveaway.

Extra chances for the giveaway
1. Follow my blog via google connect.
2. Join Sara's Corner on Facebook.
3. Subscribe in reader or email.

Those who are already following just leave me a comment and linking your entry for the event. Others also leave me a comment after doing any of the above by linking your entry.

Winner will be chosen on 2nd April.

Happy Women's Day and I am happy to be a women.

Got this in mail on Women from a friend so sharing
Can u bleed for a week & survive???
Can u squeeze a 14 inch baby from a 10 cm hole???
Can u carry a 7 pound baby in ur stomach for 9 months??
Can u tk care of d child, cook, clean & talk on d phone @ one tym???
Can u carry a 108 lb shopping bag???
Can u go a week eating only salads???
Can u face heart-break???
Can u watch d love of ur lyf b wid someone else???
Can u burn ur forehead wid a curling iron n not complain???
Can u walk all day in a 5 inch heels???
Can u cry all night & wake up next morning like everythings ok???
HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY my dear friends.

Do mail me if any questions to

Saraswathi Iyer


Anjali Bapna Shukla on March 7, 2012 at 7:33 PM said...

Lovely recipe with an equally lovely event. :)

Ramya on March 7, 2012 at 7:46 PM said...

Anything with paneer I am for it:-) Lovely!

Fairy Garden on March 7, 2012 at 7:50 PM said...

superb quote, great to be a women.

happy women's day to all women in this world.

Hema's Adugemane

Hema on March 7, 2012 at 8:46 PM said...

Happy Women's Day, and a very yummy snack dear great with some green chutney..

DV on March 7, 2012 at 9:06 PM said...

That's a nice forward! Loved reading it! Will definitely send in some nice recipes for the event! There are so many special women in my life!

Jeyashris Kitchen on March 7, 2012 at 9:40 PM said...

very nice version of panner fry.Happy hosting sara

Aarthi on March 7, 2012 at 10:58 PM said...

Yummy Yummy...I Love this..


Unknown on March 8, 2012 at 6:44 AM said...

Absolutely love this quick preparation of snack paneer. Happy hosting.

Amina Creations on March 8, 2012 at 9:12 AM said...

delicious recipe... happy hosting...

lubnakarim06 on March 8, 2012 at 11:57 AM said... that simple recipe....Three cheers for your event...

Sangeetha Nambi on March 8, 2012 at 1:15 PM said...

Happy women's day to all my friends here

Fairy Garden on March 8, 2012 at 1:51 PM said...

Hey Saras,

I have just added my link Pazham Nurruku to your event.

I follow you on Facebook, Google Connect and also thro' email.

Hema's Adugemane
Happy Women's Day

Resh on March 8, 2012 at 1:56 PM said...

Happy Women's day...will try to join following u in Google...will follow ur fb and email too ;)

Rekha shoban on March 8, 2012 at 2:16 PM said...

surely kids will like it!!gud one!

meena on March 8, 2012 at 3:59 PM said...

hi came to you via hema's blog.. this quote is awesome. i always tell we women are good at multitasking and this proves it.. happy woman's day to all women

let me think of something would try to send u. am following u now via gfc

feel free to visit my space as and when you get time on March 9, 2012 at 1:50 AM said...

awesome..u made it perfectly........vl try this....

Kanan on March 9, 2012 at 3:55 AM said...

1st time here. You have nice collection. I would like to have this paneer with coriander chutney. nice recipe

Shobha on March 9, 2012 at 5:58 AM said...

Happy Women's Day !
Lovely event..will try to send my entries soon...just moved to Brazil and still settling down.
Already following you.

Hema on March 9, 2012 at 11:22 PM said...

Hi Sara, linked in two, but I don't know how to display the logo, it doesn't allow me to copy..

Christy Gerald on March 9, 2012 at 11:49 PM said...

Delicious n Great Event n Happy hosting Dear.

Sowjanya@Ruchikacooks on March 12, 2012 at 11:49 AM said...

Thanks sara. I will update it..Love what you have written about..I wud like to add one more if you dont mind..we are the ones who do all the shopping,cooking, taking care of kids, running a family yet facing criticisms for every action we do but still nothing will run without us!

I will send a recipe for this giveaway too, happy hosting!

vaishali sabnani on March 12, 2012 at 7:24 PM said...

Sara...m not able to get the logo...wondering!!like Hema said it refuse to b copied!!

spicenflavors on March 13, 2012 at 12:28 AM said...

Hi Saraswathi, gr8 event, will surely send a recipe soon to the event. Happy Blogging :)

Sowjanya@Ruchikacooks on March 16, 2012 at 11:35 PM said...

Sara, Im not able to download the logo- I have posted the recipe today.

Jillu on March 20, 2012 at 3:51 PM said...


How to ppost for the event?

Rashida Shaikh on March 20, 2012 at 10:59 PM said...

First, time here and like your space with so many recipe collection.
Paneer looks yummy.
Happy hosting and I'll send my entry for the event.
Following you...

Do visit my blog in your free time.
Take care.

Jillu on March 22, 2012 at 12:42 PM said...

HI Sara,

Here is my posting. This is dedicated to my mom and grand ma who taught me cooking when I was young.

Rashida Shaikh on March 22, 2012 at 4:19 PM said...

I have linked my recipe to the women's day event.

Resh on March 23, 2012 at 1:21 AM said...

Hi..linked my entry...dedicating this to my 2 lovely sisters...they make my life as bright as the smoothie I posted :)

Resh on March 23, 2012 at 1:24 AM said...

following visit my blog at

Unknown on March 26, 2012 at 8:02 PM said...

Simple yet delicious preparation, Saraswati :) Love paneer in all its forms!


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